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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805-3371
+1 800-637-7223
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Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and NASA's Official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center; The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805-3371
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+1 800-637-7223
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was ok. Didn't eat the place. It was cool to learn a little more about space. It's gear toward kids than adults. The staff and volunteers were nice and knew third exhibit.

Thank Anthony R
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The US Space and Rocket Center has been a family favorite since I was kid and now having kids of my own. For the history buff and science nerd this place is your dream. Their is plenty to do and see especially when it comes...More

Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I do have one suggestion, wear comfortable shoes. This campus is massive. You can wander around as much or as little as you want and the staff is very friendly. Don't miss the Saturn V building as there are some fascinating things there as well...More

Thank Kevin W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took the kids to the rocket center and had a great time. Our kids loved the interactive exhibits, and the information on the current space program was great. Really neat being there when space camp is in session. Minus one star for lack of...More

Thank John C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful displays and so much to see and experience. Something for everybody and for all ages. Nerd heaven.

Thank Judy M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My dad was involved in sending the Saturn 5 rocket to the moon. He took my kids to the space center and was disappointed. He has been there many times and it seems things have deteriorated. The Imax theater was broken. They were not allowed...More

1  Thank Laurie K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here while in town on business. This place has a lot of great space and military hardware you can look at up close, plus a lot of hands-on activities for kids. I really enjoyed seeing the model of the space station that you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't know exactly what to expect, but this place was so awesome. Went through the history of the space program at Redstone Arsenal, through the Saturn V. Very very cool. Lots of kids (space camp), interesting exhibits for adults and kids (especially the smart ones...More

1  Thank Shelley D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So many things to do! There is something for everyone! This is our 6th visit, and I never get tired of it. We always find new things and the exhibits change periodically. Our daughter has attended Space Camp the past 3 summers, and we explore...More

Thank Terry W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a GREAT experiencce...right there in HUNTSVILLE !! Didn't expect to see such AMAZING Space ships and an EDUCATIONAL HANDS on space center. The exhibits were UNIQUE and the Spacedome IMAX® IS A MUST SEE !!! ALSO the National Geographic Theater in the Davidson...More

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for visiting us, and for the great review!

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wolfriverpipes
9 August 2018|
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Response from Francois A | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, I would contact the Center directly and ask them directly
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scrist3
3 August 2018|
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Response from Diane A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't remember for sure, but would think the ticket would be good all day on the day of purchase for a return to the park.
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Jennifer M
3 July 2018|
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Response from Francois A | Reviewed this property |
At least 3 hours with IMAX, there is a lot of hands on and details so if the kids are into science and technology let them have fun with it. Also there is a tour of some of the original test sites by bus so if you decide to... More
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