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Space Center Houston

1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058-3145
+1 281-244-2100
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Space Center Houston is one of Houston’s top attractions, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston’s first and only Smithsonian Affiliate and a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awardee. The center features more than 400 space artifacts as well as numerous permanent and traveling exhibits, attractions and theaters related to the exciting future and remarkable past of America’s human space-flight program – all for one admission price. The experience is designed to engage adults and children alike. Known around the world as the home of NASA Mission Control, International Space Station Mission Control and astronaut training, guests are taken behind the scenes to see NASA Johnson Space Center. Space Center Houston is open every day except Christmas day.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058-3145
+1 281-244-2100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You could spend all day here! Take the 1 1/2 hour tram ride. It goes to 3 stops that are quite interesting. If you’re on a tram where there’s a lot of chatter, sit in the back seat with the guide. That’s what we did...More

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The good: The exhibits here are wonderful, and there is a lot to see and do for all ages. We spent over a day and a half and didn't manage to see everything. We loved both films in the main theater. The hands-on activities and...More

Thank E L
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a very interesting center. You get to see a few old artifacts, learn some of the history about NASA and space programs, as well as learn about future programs. You can get a tram ride around the actual buildings were NASA employees work...More

Thank cap10awesome
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quite a interesting place to visit. So much to see and do. Guided tour was a must. Get to sit in the observation room where everyone from astronauts family to presidents to queens have been to see the US space expeditions. Climb inside the space...More

Thank McAughtrie
Reviewed 3 days ago

The kids (ages 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11) enjoyed looking at many of the displays and trying the different activities. We thought the added price for the space simulation rides was steep and definitely not worth it. Also, like many other attractions they essentially...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Space Shuttle was our favorite to visit. Can go inside the Boeing 747, too. The exhibits inside are well done. The only disappointment was the tram ride tour which takes a long wait to go. Too long for Seniors to stand to board. Parking...More

Thank FunnyAnimal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent 4.5 hours here and could have spent a lot lot longer. There is so much great stuff to do, for adults as well as the kids. The movies were fascinating and brought space alive. The tram tour to the training facility was interesting...More

Thank Helena L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Along with many other reviewers, I was appalled at a relatively high price charged for a visit to see glimpses of a NASA facility and artifacts paid for with my tax dollars. I am not sure what calculus or considerations led to NASA adopting this...More

Thank Asta365
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lived in Houston for 25 years and this was the first time here. Very good history lesson and brought back a lot of memories from my youth. Get here early and get on the tram first thing. Even off season, it gets crowded early. Everything...More

Thank Don K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed myself i really liked the exhibits and the space shuttle displays i would definitely visit the space center Houston again

Thank EllenTaylor33
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Carla R
18 November 2017|
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Response from Angelle H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Congratulations on your adoptions!!! We are huge proponents of adoption and fostering. For the cheapest option, you or your husband may want to join as a member of SPH for $185, you would get free admission for 6 people... More
Jessica D
6 November 2017|
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Response from Mike N | Reviewed this property |
I agree with both. The 2 yr old will be pretty restless. There are actually some cool set ups for kids.
5 November 2017|
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Response from TravelingOwl13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can leave your items at the front entrance. I believe they have different size lockers you can rent.