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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 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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  • Terrible1%
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“mission control” (883 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058-3145
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This as our 6th visit over the past few years. It's a place our visiting guests to Houston always want to see. It never gets old to us, only better! NASA is always improving their presentations and interactive exhibits as well as their guided tours....More

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Reviewed yesterday

See how big the Space Shuttle and Cargo bay is and wonder how it could have flown in space. You can climb into the Shuttle and see the cockpit and controls and look at the controls.

Thank jcrocks2016
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here last week after not having visited for about 30 years. In the olden days, the Saturn V rocket was the big thing to look at. Now, the Space Shuttle atop the 747 is the feature outside. We really enjoyed getting to go inside...More

Thank WALTER T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want to spend an intriguing time, learning about space trips , robotics, how astronauts eat, use bathroom, how trips were developed year after year, this is a place you cannot miss.

Thank Jussara C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were presented with a very impressed and touching story about Apollo Project. It’s Indeed a very proud page of USA history. As recommended, we started at Starship Gallery, went thru Mission Mar, and checked in Space Center Theater to see a wonderful film (which...More

Thank Chuang004
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Reviewed 2 days ago

visited space center on a weekend during my 2 weeks business trip. Was impressed abour t the rockets, with which the Apollo astronauts went to space. The sheel was sealed with rivets no welding. It is amazing how small the capsules were in which the...More

Thank blueskies15-10
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We aren’t big into space or the whole we need to explore the galaxy idea but felt should while here and that we wanted to see as much as we could, as chances of ever coming back are low. The Level 9 VIP tour is...More

Thank Bernadette H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wouldn’t have thought I’d enjoy this. I went to accompany husband and friend. I absolutely loved it. You could see so much more than you anticipate. Seeing exhibits close up. The tram rides were first class plus who knew they had cows and deers...More

Thank Mobsue
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Never new I was so much a space nerd but as a 6th grade teacher I try to discover new things my kids will enjoy! I learned so many cool new facts I didn't know that my kids will just love! Witnessed a gentleman say...More

Thank Lori H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed our time! Lots of information and detail and loved walking through the space shuttle!!

Thank Jane P
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TommyFW365
17 June 2018|
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Response from Kev1963 | Reviewed this property |
There are two tram tours and seems to run about every 15 min. Each one takes almost 45-60 min
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viviennedBangalore
4 June 2018|
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Response from waejae_jae | Reviewed this property |
Oh, in terms of how long you get for lunch. Ours was either 45 minutes or an hour. I can't remember exactly how long. It was ample time to eat though.
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kellihug
23 May 2018|
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Response from jer32v17 |
I've been several times with my 5 year old without any problem. Just take the tram tour.
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