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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
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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

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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.

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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

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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
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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 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

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

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

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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
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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 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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Reviewed 9 April 2017

The space center was very interesting and informative. I MAX show was fascinating. Took the Redstone Arsenal bus tour. It was definitely worth the extra money. Jack was a terrific guide. Studying to be an astrophysicist. Great to see someone so excited about science. He...More

Thank Bridget R
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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!

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

My husband is a huge Nasa/Space geek and was looking forward to visiting the center on our way to New Orleans. We were first greeted by a huge gift shop before making our way to the ticket counter. Walking through the center was a bit...More

Thank Ohio2Boston
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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 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

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Came for the rocket launch competition my son was competing in. Really enjoyed the Davidson Center tour and learning about the historical progression of the space program as well as how the research has been applied to everyday products and medical applications.

Thank May H
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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thanks so much for the great comments. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the Davidson Center for Space Exploration with our National Historic Landmark Saturn V Rocket.

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I had no idea we would enjoy the Center as much as we did. The bus tour of the Arsenal was a highlight and completely worth the extra ticket price. It's a long tour and takes up a good chunk of the day so plan...More

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thanks so much for the great comments. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the NASA Bus Tour. We'll pass these great comments along to our museum staff.

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Would really recommend Space Camp as a super venue for a group of students. They all have a brilliant experience.

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thanks so much for your great comments!

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travelmama8
26 April 2018|
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Response from Lin H | Reviewed this property |
He would probably love it! There are cool movies, huge rockets, and outside things as well. I would say 2+ hours. He won't be reading all the displays about the history of the program and the complex engineering... More
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Julie D
29 March 2018|
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Response from Lin H | Reviewed this property |
I was with my husband, who grew up here, so he read every. Single. Display. We spent 2.5 - 3 hours. It was raining, so we didn't spend much time outside at those displays.
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yankeyesfan
25 March 2018|
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Response from markls24 | Reviewed this property |
I would call them, as I think I remember something for visitors from other countries. There is only English on displays.
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