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Space Expo

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Address: Keplerlaan 3, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 71 364 6446
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Fairly interesting, but the nicest part is restricted

There are two parts in this museum: One everyone can see, which is the largest and fairly interesting in itself and makes most of the tour. I'm a techie, I spent two hours there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vadim_Makarov
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Waterloo, Canada
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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two parts in this museum: One everyone can see, which is the largest and fairly interesting in itself and makes most of the tour. I'm a techie, I spent two hours there and those weren't boring. There are many pieces of real space hardware, and a few hand-on (and jump-on) things one can try, but also some mockups.... More 

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Freshwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this! Really insightful. Lots to learn. Lots of interactive exhibits. Great for children and adults alike. Couldn't move for interesting things. Space station. Jumping on the moon. Simulator. Rocket launch demos...just fantastic. Spent 3 hours here with our 3 & 5 year olds.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We took the kids here whilst visiting Holland, and they loved it. The museum is smaller than I thought it would be, but is well laid out and most of the exhibits are interactive which the kids loved playing with, and because we got there early they didn't have to wait to play with the exhibits but it did start... More 

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Weilerbach, Luxembourg
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Nice, very informative (but careful when going to the planetarium as the whole thing is narrated in Dutch) but (in my opinion) you shouldn't waste any beach time to go there. Perfect for a rainy day, though...

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wonderful experience in a professional environment very well explained with lots of exhibits that are mind-opening

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Outdoor play area and cycle parking and beautiful outdoor photo exhibition began the experience, before even entering the expo. For 9+s there's the intriguing visit to the adjacent ESA center by road train. The booklet for our older one and certificate at the end helped us visit key points around the museum. The quarter size models of Rosetta and Philae... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Space Expo is a nice space museum to happen upon if you have no other plans for a day, though I wouldn't recommend a separate trip to see it if you're not staying in the Noordwijk area. There are some interesting facts here - mostly laid out in a way more friendly to kids than adults - but I've heard... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Nothing works and there is a special tent from the university and you wait in the line for 15 minutes and you never end up in that tent the hole day and the meuseum is really small it is as big as a car garage👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👿🙀waist of money

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Did spend a rainy day there with my children. We all enjoyed it and every body did learn something more from space and the astronauts. The children did fell it was great to do them self also some experiments

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I work in the space industry (next door) so I know what is on display. Many interesting items are not even labeled like the history of early rockets. So people have no clue what they are looking at. I recognized an X-Ray detector from the company I worked for in the past (wide field camera of BeppoSAX, made by SRON).... More 

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