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California Science Center IMAX tickets

Gate Prices Adult $8.50
Child (3-12) $5.25

Turn your visit into an all-day science adventure – visit the California Science Center's exhibit galleries and watch an IMAX film. The seven-story IMAX screen brings to life worlds as small as an atom and as vast as the universe. Experience an IMAX movie and get the big picture! After your IMAX film, embark on a journey of discovery as you explore over 150 interactive exhibits in our galleries including Ecosystems – a free permanent gallery featuring live animals, seven immersive exhibits, and a 188,000 gallon kelp tank.

Complete your visit by seeing Space Shuttle Endeavour! Start your Endeavour experience with Endeavour: The California Story, an introduction to Endeavour, celebrating its scientific achievements and its strong connection to California. The California Story features: Endeavour’s toilet and galley; tires from STS-134; and the Rocketdyne Operations Support Center from Canoga Park, CA that was used to monitor the first 8.5 minutes of every shuttle launch. Afterwards, see Endeavour up close in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion, and discover the science and technology behind one of the most advanced transportation systems ever created.

While admission to permanent exhibits is FREE, you will need your Go Los Angeles® Card for the IMAX; special paid exhibitions will need to be paid seperately. The Science Center is located in beautiful Exposition Park, just south of Downtown Los Angeles..

The Go Los Angeles Card is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Your pass includes California Science Center IMAX tickets, plus admission to dozens more top attractions.

Getting In

Present your Go Los Angeles® Card at the ticketing counter.

Hours

Daily, 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Closings

New Year's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Note

Included admission to one IMAX movie and museum with the Go Los Angeles Card. General admission to the California Science Center is free to all, with the exception of IMAX and selected exhibits. IMAX is included with Go Los Angeles Cards.

Address

700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037

Driving Directions

The California Science Center is located in Exposition Park at the intersection of Figueroa Street and Exposition Park Drive, west of the 110 (Harbor) freeway. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena are south of the Science Center. Parking is $8 per car, $10 for buses, and $25 for oversize vehicles (cash only).
 

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[6 of 7 customers found this review helpful]

Very interesting science center
By acbrandy Verified Reviewer from Tucson,AZ on
Pros:
IMAX movie, Many hands on exhibits
Cons:
Too many kids,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations California Science Center IMAX Movie:

This science center was great. There is so much to see. We made the mistake of going on a weekday so there were so many kids from camps visiting. We weren't able to fully enjoy the attraction. The IMax movie was pretty cool.

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