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“Excellent historical tour”

U.S. Space and Rocket Center
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US$24.00*
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US Space and Rocket Center Admission
Ranked #1 of 69 things to do in Huntsville
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Huntsville, Alabama
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent historical tour”
Reviewed 19 September 2012

Excellent history on the US space program. Includes many acutal and mock-ups rocket engines and a full Saturn V. The outdoor exhibits are similar to other outdoor static displays.

Visited January 2012
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Decatur, Alabama
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Interesting and educational”
Reviewed 17 September 2012

This is a great place to visit. Interesting, educational and fun. Fascinating exibits that change regularly, IMAX movies, rides and learning; all in one great location!

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Outer Banks, North Carolina
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“U.S. Space History Comes Alive!”
Reviewed 17 September 2012

I visited the U.S. Space and Rocket Center as an adult "camper" at Space Camp. I highly recommend this program to everyone. Participants engage in simulated shuttle missions, learns about the history of the space program, and "train" on a number of simulators. The museums are interesting and depict the space program from its infancy through the modern era.

Visited September 2012
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Dothan, Alabama
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great place for all ages”
Reviewed 17 September 2012

The space and rocket center has soooo much to offer. There is a beautiful facility with many different rockets to look at and touch across many different years of US space exploration. Everyone should visit this facility or another space and rocket facility at least once. It has so much to offer that you can not get anywhere else. It is a whole different feeling to see a rocket on TV and then see something similar in person laid out across a large indoor room or outside standing up. GREAT PLACE...

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Munfordville, Kentucky
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97 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great place to visit and spend the day.”
Reviewed 10 September 2012

My husband and I spent about five hours looking at all of the exhibits and wandering around Rocket Park. My husband especially enjoyed himself. Lots of things to do, lots to see. The IMAX movie was awesome, as well as the Mission to Mars simulated roller coaster ride. Great experience!

Visited September 2012
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