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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805-3371
+1 800-637-7223
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a 5 days tour from Atlanta to Nashville to Huntsville. U.S. Space and Rocket Center is great place to learn how human takes steps to discover and explore the outer space. The huge rockets, different exhibitions, lightening up our minds. We will come...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The two of us had a wonderful visit to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The exhibits are well-documented, extensive, and represent real national treasures. The center is vast and in addition to the inside has important outdoor...More

Thank Helga H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Real rockets, how can you go wrong. Many things to see. A lot of things to learn. The workers were helpful,and very friendly. This is a great place to visit for the entire family. There are tours to take and a nice gift shop too.

Thank m0mmy04
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can see some of the same sorts of things elsewhere in the country, but the specific focus here on the rocketry that took America to the Moon is deep and well interpreted in both the artifacts and the displays explaining them. A special treat...More

Thank Elspode
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent museum to visit; however, many things that we tried to do were out of order. Pressed penny machine- out of order. Photo booth- out of order. Zero gravity simulator- out of order. Very frustrating!! Had these and several other things been...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago

We brought our Civil Air Patrol squadron to view the museum and traveling exhibits. Group check in went well and all the personnel were very accommodating. The docents spent a lot of time with the cadets answering their questions. The Davidson Center housing the Saturn...More

Thank danieloE8825ZF
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are many things to see and do here. We went on a not too busy day and spent about 3 hours walking around. Gave 4 stars because of the cost of admission and food court.

Thank Mrs H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The center have several authentic artifacts from the American space exploration like the actual command module of Apollo 16 and a Saturn V rocket that has been used for testing.

Thank GrisVoyageurs
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I wanted a great place to take the family and 6 grandchildren. The grandchildren had a great time and enjoyed the rides as well as the snacks. The whole family was amazed at all the history and they enjoyed the hands on of all the...More

Thank Tony J
USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting, and for already making plans to return. We appreciate your patronage, and are happy to hear that you enjoyed the museum.

Reviewed 1 week ago

No matter how many times people visit Huntsville, they always want to go to the US Space & Rocket Center! Though many exhibits are stationary and tell the story of our history in space - there are always new exhibits to see. My favorite is...More

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting the museum. We are happy to hear that you enjoy the IMAX theater, and hope you will visit us again soon.

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Katie L
30 June 2017|
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Response from Bioteacher67 | Reviewed this property |
I would give it most of a day if not a whole day. There is a lot to see and do.
28 May 2017|
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Response from LowDragAL | Reviewed this property |
Not a bad idea to purchase online given this is going to be one of their busier weekends, The line flows quickly, but if you know you are definitely visiting the museum, purchasing online will save you some time. Also... More