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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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Address: 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805
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+1 800-637-7223
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and NASA's Official Visitor...

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.

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You can view the space ship from outside and read all about the history of the first rocket to the first person in space. You have a choice to go in and view a movie. They have a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Marilynn O
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Hinesville, Georgia
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Hinesville, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can view the space ship from outside and read all about the history of the first rocket to the first person in space. You have a choice to go in and view a movie. They have a huge souvenir store with a wide selection of various items.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love this place. Sometimes pet friendly activities. Good food. Fun rides. The movies are awesome. Terrific IMAX theater. Classes and special speakers excellent. Homer Hickam, Astronauts, glider pilot, etc.

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Louisville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 6 hours exploring the museum, watching an IMAX feature, seeing the outdoor rocket park, and a guided tour of Saturn V exhibit. We found the museum to be a little worn and several rooms were under construction. Our favorite in the museum was the informative tour about the International Space Station. Unfortunately the IMAX film was blurry which... More 

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great facility. I have always wanted to see this place since I fell in love with Kelly Preston as a kid. It's kind of a national treasure, and has inspired tens of thousands of kids to pursue serious science. In all honesty, Space Camp may cure cancer some day. As a museum, it's not going to quite do that, but... More 

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting! More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Space and Rocket center, home to Space Camp and the Saturn V, is a really fun yet educational place to visit! There are the static exhibits detailing the development of the rocket systems that took man to space as well as traveling exhibits that are always very interesting. There are a couple of rides that simulate zero gravity, a... More 

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting, and for the fantastic review. our membership is amazing value. We hope you'll visit again soon. More 

Memphis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a great day trip from Memphis. There was more to do there than we expected. You can easily spend an entire day.

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting! We hope you'll consider visiting again in the future. More 

Twin Falls, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The US space and rocket center was very neat to see, there was a 25$ per person entry fee. Which I thought was a tad overkill. But later found out that if you have your military ID Or student ID that it is reduced price. So that's pretty nice. There were several things to see. A lot of reading. I'd... More 

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting. We hope you had a chance to visit the Davidson Center for Space Exploration, which houses our National Historic Landmark Saturn V moon rocket. We hope you'll consider visiting us again in the future. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

took son out and let him look at the airplane and the rockets didnt go in because didnt have time so just let him look

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

We hope you'll visit us again and see all we offer. Thanks for the review! More 

Laurel, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

People do not realize that Huntsville is the center of excellence for the development of missiles (defensive, NASA, and offensive) and technology. Yet, one visit to the US Space and Rocket Center will leave you speechless at times in terms of the technology and capabilities that were developed in Huntsville. The place is laid out well - and the various... More 

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thanks for the fabulous review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed the museum. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here while on business in the area. First, as active military, I was able to get in free. Otherwise, it can be an expensive outing. You are able to learn a lot here about space exploration, which I wasn't particularly interested in before this visit. You will be able to learn about the smallest details. Highly recommend!

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review! Visit again soon. More 

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