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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
+1 800-637-7223
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

took friends from out of state who had young children, and also took our children we all enjoyed the experience very much....... displays were documented with either signs or audio explaining what was what....... good for all ages to see

Thank wwjgpg99
USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed our museum! Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for both young and old to visit. The Davidson center for space exploration is home to Space Camp and a Saturn V rocket that is just amazing to see. There are day trips to see the international space station headquarters on Redstone Arsenal...More

Thank Staple15
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went with a group of children, and everyone enjoyed the trip. I would suggest to split up in groups of 2-4 max. And be ready to allow plenty of time for each child at each exhibit.

Thank Shatzii
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

They had some impressive rockets and the Saturn V Hall was like WOW! Outside large items were displayed like a space shuttle plus various rockets and vehicles; some of these were authentic and some replicas, but they all made for nice pictures. The other two...More

1  Thank ILTT064
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's interesting to see all the rockets and how technology has changed. I like getting on the space shot ride and being launched up.

Thank eduardov447
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Nice event for the large group....buffet spaghetti dinner, walk through exhibits inside and outside...and the rides were open for a bit as well. very interesting and a lot packed into a fairly compact area...two buildings and then the outside grounds. If you are in the...More

Thank bills83au
USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you so much for your great feedback on the museum! The Robotics event was fantastic and we enjoyed hosting the group.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

I have been a few times now, but never pass without calling in to get some pics, even if I don't go inside there are still some great views. Some renovation work being done which will smarten things up a bit. Space Camp is great...More

1  Thank Yorkie1948
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Alot of rockets and other artifacts were replicas. Nothing too interesting in the main building. The ISS walkthrough exhibit in no way looked like the real thing. Alot of the modules weren't open to the public. The main building also housed a display of missiles...More

Thank Neil L
USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback and comments. We would like to discuss your experience directly. The majority of our artifacts are authentic NASA and military hardware, and we want to ensure guests are receiving the correct information. Can you send an email to...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

There is only one way in and one way out. It involves a lot of walking so be prepared. There is lots to see and a few rides for everyone. It is a hands on place and there were tours as well. Great place to...More

Thank Linda B
USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thanks for visiting and for the five-star review! Visit again soon.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Took my 12 and 14 year old today and had a great time. The kids had no interest in the space program when we arrived but by time we saw the two IMAX movies - Dream Big and Journey to Space they were into it....More

Thank Traveling1994
USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you so much for the great comments! We're so glad you had an opportunity to speak with our NASA Docents - they are truly amazing men and women!

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Traci D
7 February 2018|
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Response from vonakeeling | Reviewed this property |
Yes. General admission.
7 January 2018|
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Response from joseph b | Reviewed this property |
My 3 yr old got excited seeing a rocket on a previous roadtrip, so I decided to plan a trip to the Huntsville museum. While there's definitely more to engage an older child as others have stated, I personally feel that my... More
Katie L
30 June 2017|
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Response from Bioteacher67 | Reviewed this property |
I would give it most of a day if not a whole day. There is a lot to see and do.