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California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
+1 323-724-3623
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King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at the California Science Center
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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
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700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
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Reviewed yesterday

Just came from the King Tut exhibit. I had seen the exhibit in New Orleans in the late 70's. That exhibit was impressive, BUT this exhibit is amazing. There are so many more artifacts in this go around and much of the collection had not...More

Thank 95bonnier
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to see the King Tut exhibit. It was wonderful. There is so much more to do in the center. We also visited the Endeavor display, Amazing to see the shuttle up close. This is a great place for any age.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I took public transportation from the West San Fernando Valley with my 4 year old grandson and the museum was a short walk from the stop. The IMAX 3D Panda film was amazing and my grandson thought he was in the picture with the pandas....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting science exhibits from all branches, great for kids. However, some of the displays look old and worn down, and most of the museum is dedicated to more kid-friendly activities. Keep in mind there are some exhibits you have to pay for-the Endeavour was worth...More

Thank Edward D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to the King Tut exhibit and had lots of artifacts, Was hoping for more mummy displays but it was still very interesting. Well run tour and gave you plenty of time at each section to read and take pictures. We got there about a...More

Thank Charlie V
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s Free entrance for California science Center and they encourage donations for future exhibitions. Great place to spend a whole day with my family and 2 younger boys. Daily Parking is $12 per car. We’ve checked online regards tickets for “Space Shuttle Endeavor” and they...More

Thank Barbara L V
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Reviewed 3 days ago

if you love space you will love it here they have the space shuttle endevour and imax cinema along with fantastic relics from the space race

Thank Thomas H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I recommend going early. We arrived near opening time of 10am. Fairly empty and easy to move around. We booked Shuttle entrance on-line in advance. Great viewing hall. Like how close you can get. Gives great perspective for size. One Volunteer was great with my...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only went to visit the Endeavor Space shuttle, but after going there, we wished we had spent the whole day at the Science Center. This place is amazing. The Endeavor Space Shuttle exhibition is what I have talked about the most from my holiday,...More

2  Thank ozeire
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There was many interesting exhibits to see. Good thing it was free entrance. Additional fee is neded for seasonal/special exhibit which I did the endeaver & king tut. It was pretty awesome. Felt like I was in Egypt & went to outer space & back.

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David H
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Response from Elaine P | Reviewed this property |
My advice, take the Gold Line. It drops you off right across the street. It's inexpensive and there's no parking hassle
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Nettie L
16 June 2018|
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Response from Travelin M | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anything for any storage. May have to call or search website. There isn’t really any space but maybe they could hold in the back somewhere?
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7 June 2018|
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Response from jamesv8 | Reviewed this property |
Space shuttle and space exploration exhibits.
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