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The Space Station Museum, Novato

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.7/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
The Space Station Museum is a private, volunteer-driven museum dedicated to educating the public and especially children about the history of space exploration in California, the United States, and around the world.
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  • It's a bit of a stretch to call this place a museum; but, for those who find the space program fascinating (I hope that's everyone), this is an unexpected prize. Many of the displays are facsimiles, b...  read more »
  • This out of the way location and its dedication to Space is a refreshing place to bring your kids for history thats hard to see up close. Call and check their hours but great for kids of all ages. 
  • An intimate look at space program memorabilia and a great place for kids. Visit after dinner at Boca pizzeria! Good gifts for kids and christmas too, and fairly educational. 
  • A fun little museum with knowledgeable volunteers and great artifacts - many of them you can touch or try on! Can be visited in as little as 20 minutes or as long as a couple hours of you're interested in the details and stories. Also, it's free!
  • It is closed 3:35 on Sunday when its website, outgoing voice message, and storefront sign says it is open Sunday's until 4.
  • This is the only museum in the U.S. where you can sit in a lunar rover climb off a lunar module and wear space gloves that have been on the space station!
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