First opened in 2009, the Columbia Memorial Space Center (CMSC) is recognized as the National Memorial to the space shuttle Columbia and its crew that was lost on STS-107. We are located on the site of the old Boeing/Rockwell/North American plant where all of the Apollo Command/Service Modules were built and the Space Shuttle was conceived.Start your trip to Downey by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
The Columbia Memorial Space Center, located in Downey, California, is a hands-on learning center dedicated to bringing the wonder and excitement of science and innovation to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Through world-class programs and engaging exhibits, the Space Center strives to ignite a community of critical and creative thinkers.
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Columbia Memorial Space Center Reviews
This is a pretty small science center designed mainly for kids. Even so, there are some interesting displays that have a lot of interesting details about the technical aspects of the Apollo program. T... more »
Hands on aerospace experiments, interesting exhibit and movie about Apollo 11, nice robotics lab. For families and other young souls. We spent there about 2 hours. Only disappoint was that there wasn'... more »
Great place a hidden gem in the community Great trio with the family and kids can explore.. loved it
A small little space center with hands on kids activities. We went to PBS Socal kids event. Kids enjoyed a lot. Hands on creative activities. There is small Guided Mission Control room and Robotics Room. Since it is too crowded didn’t get to see them. I was told today’s tickets were over by the time we reached. The Volunteers there have no idea how to reserve a guided tour to get in. Check before you start to visit space center. I spend only like 2 hours because of socal event otherwise one hour is good enough to cover it.
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