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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109
+1 818-354-4321
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Great place to tour inside and out. The gardens around the area are lovely with roaig deer. FUn... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jane S
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Victoria, Canada
The best use of our tax dollars!

JPL runs NASA's outer planets and Earth observation programs, in addition to many technology and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RGGBeatty
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Pasadena, California
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“open house” (39 reviews)
“mission control” (19 reviews)
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4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to tour inside and out. The gardens around the area are lovely with roaig deer. FUn tour.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

JPL runs NASA's outer planets and Earth observation programs, in addition to many technology and robotic projects. The work they do is amazing, and the scientific return is overwhelming compared with the human space program. You be amazed if you visit. NOTE CAREFULLY: They now...More

Thank RGGBeatty
Reviewed 9 November 2017

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

1  Thank 6sandy6
Reviewed 7 November 2017

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 29 October 2017

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
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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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