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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109
+1 818-354-4321
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Exceptional

Public tour just perfect. The guide was so well informed and made it both easy and interesting. If... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
6sandy6
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Sarasota, Florida
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As others have said this is great insight into space exploration and anyone with the slightest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter0749
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Melbourne, Australia
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4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Public tour just perfect. The guide was so well informed and made it both easy and interesting. If you have the time this is a must but reservations need to made months in advance. See it all from the control rooms for the rocket shots...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have said this is great insight into space exploration and anyone with the slightest interest should make the effort. The tour presents a brief history of JPL's role in space exploration and includes visits to the Vehicle Assembly Building and Mission Control (or...More

Thank Peter0749
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I joined the ~2hr public tour, which needed reservation well in advance. This site is a 'must-go' if you are interested in space exploration. While some of the exhibit displays look like a museum (they all looked stunning, btw), this place is where research and...More

Thank Albert L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Always worth taking a tour of this place. It has lots of history and lots of things to look at. If your a space buff definitely worth a trip.

Thank pasadena4life
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Few things were cooler to me then starting the tour in a room full of reproductions space probes. Is there something wrong with me that I get excited to see the famous golden record Carl Sagan compiled as a message to alien life on the...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I have attended a couple of the Open House events over the past 6 years and I am simply amazed at how many people show up to learn about the facility and their involvement in the Space Program. The effort and attention paid by the...More

Thank PAC626
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great visit. Our guide was superb. If fact all the staff at JPL was more than cordial. Made for a wonderful afternoon

Thank RPVWilly
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This was cool. I went as a b-day present. We spent the nite in Pasadena because we didn't want to hassle with L A traffic commute. You come out OF THE TOUR understanding the different NASA specialty locations and this one is for building robots...More

1  Thank Bridget B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is something I've wanted to do for years. Almost everything you read or hear about in terms of our space exploration program happens here. It has a marvelous history (which the tour doesn't emphasize as much as it should), and its current programs are...More

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 10 July 2017

They are open to the public once in May. Sign up online early as all available spaces are rapidly filled. Great for the entire family. Meet and talk to the actual people working on the various projects.

Thank stephencK6534IO
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MelitaAnn
21 February 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Unless you will literally be in the area, not sure you would find the gift shop worth going out of your way for. It is rather small.Since it is a closed facility, you cannot walk around and I am not sure if the gift center... More
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dalevanstratten
25 January 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
The web site says that tours need to be scheduled 3 weeks in advance so not why you believe it to be 6 months unless it is because they usually get reserved about 6 months in advance. However, to answer your question about... More
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