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California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
+1 323-724-3623
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Space Shuttle Endeavour on display in the California Science Center's Samuel Oschin Pavilion. Please reserve your passes online or by phone. Explore over 100 permanent interactive science exhibits spanning several galleries. Admission to permanent exhibit galleries is Free! (excludes IMAX and special paid exhibits) Visit Ecosystems -- a hands-on exhibit home to nearly 400 plant and animal species. Come discover amazing environments from the familiar to the fantastic, and find out how the physical and living worlds affect each other.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
+1 323-724-3623
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I advise anyone that works there to recognize the fact that I am sueing my boss there for bringing a pack of beer and placing it in the refrigerator.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for the IMAX movie about Henry Bates which was educational and enjoyable. Checked out some of the exhibits inside before the movie. Always a good time here and next door at the natural history museum

Thank T B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is great for children of all ages and for adults. Our granddaughters love walking through the aquarium and watching the divers feed the fish. The environmental rooms keep them occupied for hours. And a space shuttle! Also, there are special room for the...More

1  Thank Whetherperson
Reviewed 1 week ago

The narrator and crew did a very nice job of taking us through ideas about space and astronomy. It's always nice to have a pleasant trip.

Thank Bruce_and_Roseni
Reviewed 1 week ago

The California Science Center is a great place to go by yourself or take the family. They have many different types of exhibits and offer something for every age. Many of the exhibits you can participate or interact with. Fun and educational all at the...More

Thank mcorbin560
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a day. We only had a few hours spare but I think I could have spent a full day here. We saw the Ocean. Rivers and Space. Got first hand experience of the space shuttle Endeavour for no cost other than the option of...More

1  Thank portfolioman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Between the great exhibits and the IMAX theatre with brilliant nature films, a day here for people of all ages can’t be beat. The African American museum is close by too.

Thank miriyamg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Besides having a space shuttle we went for the Bodies show. You might think it would be creepy, but it is done tastefully and was very interesting. The Imax always has a good variety of shows. If you want to attend the Imax, figure in...More

Thank BobandMargie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family visited this lovely center. It has many interesting exhibits and you can spend most of the day here. Thank you to those who have made this a free museum so that people from all walks of life can visit and experience science. We...More

Thank e_Williams191
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great for kids. lots of participatory exhibits. some science things I haven't seen before. Entrance by donation without a fixed fee. IMAX attached has good shows (not for free)

Thank Joshua P
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Mary L
14 January 2018|
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Response from CassandraHolly | Reviewed this property |
The parking is right near to the Museum and easily accesible.
9 January 2018|
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Response from JR125 | Reviewed this property |
The short answer is, it depends on how busy they are. The IMAX is a firm time. However, seeing the Endeavor can be flexible, IF they are not overly crowded. I would touch base with the person taking the tickets for the... More
6 January 2018|
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Response from Jess90069 | Reviewed this property |
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