California Science Center

700 State Drive Los AngelesCA90037
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The California Science Center is one of several museums and venues that comprise Exposition Park, a great place for families and cultural junkies to spend an entire day. This museum is suitable for kids of all ages, and if you only visit the permanent exhibits – of which there are more than enough to explore during a typical visit – you can walk away without having spent a dime. The museum is...
by mapquest on August 10, 2015 from mapquest


When to Go: Arrive on weekends or weekday afternoons after 1:30pm. Before that, it's usually swarming with school groups.
by ezlocal on February 05, 2014 from ezlocal
The Extras: Plan a weekend visit to take in any of the free presentations on a range of scientific topics. They repeat throughout the afternoon so you can see them all.
by ezlocal on February 05, 2014 from ezlocal

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A $130-million renovation -- reinvention, actually -- has turned the former Museum of Science and Industry into Exposition Park's most popular attraction. Using high-tech sleight of hand, the center stimulates kids of all ages with questions, answers, and lessons about the world. The museum is organized into themed worlds, and one of the museum's highlights is Tess, a 50-foot animatronic woman...
by frommers on January 30, 2013 from frommers
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Unlike many other museums, the Science Center encourages guests to touch just about everything--which means lots of bells and whistles going off. Busloads of kids scamper about the galleries...
by by Mar Yvette at Citysearch on August 14, 2008 from Citysearch

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The Science Center is now home to Space Shuttle Endeavour located in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion. Tickets & info:
by foursquare on October 08, 2016 from foursquare
The California Science Center is housed in a location that has long played an important role in the history of Los Angeles. The first State Exposition Building, which stood in the exact spot of the current Science Center, opened in 1912 and housed simple, agriculturally based displays of natural resources and industrial products from across the state. We aspire to stimulate curiosity and...
by cityvoter on May 13, 2016 from cityvoter