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NASA Ames Visitor Center

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A short visit

I had half day free in San Francisco, and decided to visit Nasa Ames Visitor Centre. It's a small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ad_wanders
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Mumbai, India
Quick visit

Educational in general. Interesting exhibits include the Lunar rock, Space shuttle, older space... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
P_Raj_BLR
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Bengaluru, India
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This major NASA research center in the heart of Silicon Valley features an interactive visitors center.
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Moffett Field, Mountain View, CA 94035
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on the last weekend before closing for a remodel. Very interesting and we will be back once it reopens.

Thank 1khearty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Center on Saturday 29 September and were sad to find the gift shop was closed. The staff told us that the Center is closing for refurbishing and that’s why the gift shop and some of the exhibitions were closed. There wasn’t much...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had half day free in San Francisco, and decided to visit Nasa Ames Visitor Centre. It's a small place but has some good exhibits. The moon rock sample, mars model and ISS model are worth looking at, and also if interested they have plenty...More

Thank ad_wanders
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Educational in general. Interesting exhibits include the Lunar rock, Space shuttle, older space suits and a video loop. All in all it is a quick walk through. Students will be definitely benefited. The Ames Team take good time to answer any question. Students came with...More

Thank P_Raj_BLR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Smaller NASA Site with some older but interesting exhibits we went on a Saturday when it is has more visitors but still room to look around without being too crowded. The Gift shop was a little disappointing with a lot of empty shelves and what...More

Thank Bookeroo
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

It is one of rare places in Sillicone valley where tourists could get in touch with technology. Large parking is just next to the exhibition hall. We expected more modern approaches and or exhibits to display all the great projects NASA is working on.

2  Thank Mateja K
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Its free, smaller than we expected and but gives you an incite on space travel, not what i had expected.

1  Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We took the kids (ages 6-10) after school one day and were delighted with the spacious parking & attraction, freedom to explore with no time limit, and very reasonable entry fee ($0). NASA has long-fascinated the world and the exhibits at AMES show why. Great...More

Thank Jodel J
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

It is the parking lot to the right, the building that sort of looks like a tent. Don’t go through the check point ahead. Several small displays, a gift shop, moon rock, Mercury Rocket, giant planet Earth, a space station module you can walk in...More

5  Thank cowz
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This place is small but have interesting displays and artifacts like space suits, Astro meals and inside replica of space stations. Entry is free and there is a overpriced gift shop as usual. Informative for kids.

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There is a bus that goes from Mountain View to NASA but it's better to go by taxi. There is nothing to pay to get in it's just a small store and an area with astronauts clothes, moon stone and other things.
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