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Space Shuttle Endeavour

Space Shuttle Endeavour
Reservation Information

Between September 22 and October 25, a payload will be installed in Endeavour which on certain days may limit or close access to the Endeavour Pavilion. As a result, advance group and individual reservations will not be available. Before visiting, please call Reservations at (213) 744-2019 for that day’s viewing restrictions.

Please Note:


  • Timed reservation for Endeavour NOT NEEDED with a purchase of Pompeii or IMAX ticket.
    Note: Take your Pompeii or IMAX ticket stub to the Endeavour queue line (2nd floor)
  • To ensure an optimal guest experience, timed reservations may be delayed by 10-20 minutes during peak attendance times. We thank you for your patience!

How Do I Make A Reservation?

Special Benefits for Members

California Science Center Foundation Members receive exclusive Endeavour-related benefits including line privileges to help you avoid long waits, discounts at the Endeavour gift shop, and more.

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IMPORTANT: Enter your Member ID as a “promo code” when making your reservation online.


Choose from the following options:

  1. Endeavour Only
    $2 reservation convenience fee per guest. Timed reservation for Endeavour NOT NEEDED with a purchase of Pompeii or IMAX ticket.
    Take your Pompeii or IMAX ticket stub to the Endeavour queue line (2nd floor)

Use the Print at Home* feature to have tickets emailed to yourself.

*Print your reservation confirmation immediately. Confirmations are not available for printing after 48 hours.
$2 onsite reprinting fee will apply
for guests without a preprinted confirmation.


Telephone reservations are available 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Call: (213) 744-2019.

There are no same day phone reservations.

$3 service charge per reservation ($2 for Members). Additional charges may apply for delivery/shipping.

Box Office

The box office is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Reservations available on a first-come first-served basis, with a $2 service charge per reservation. No guarantee that same-day reservations will be available on the day of your visit. Advance reservations are strongly encouraged.

Members receive discounts and special benefits! Learn more.Group Discounts: Receive special pricing and one free ticket for every 15 sold. To make a reservation, call 213-744-2019

Tips For Your Visit

Know where to go

You will find the Endeavour exhibit entrance inside our Ecosystems gallery. Your experience will begin with a visit to Endeavour: The California Story, a companion exhibit introducing Endeavour and its relationship to California. Immediately following this preview exhibit, you will be directed to the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion. Learn more about the exhibit experience.

Reserve Your Time

Endeavour reservations are timed and dated with specific queue entry times. You may stay in the exhibition as long as you like. Advanced reservations are highly recommended. NO EXCHANGES and NO REFUNDS.

Get Here Early—IMAX and Parking Information

Arrive at least 30 minutes before the time listed on your exhibit reservation or IMAX ticket to allow time to park. Parking is $10 for cars and "yellow" school buses, and $25 for Charter buses and oversize vehicles (cash only).

If you make reservations over the phone, you will need to pick them up at the California Science Center’s Box Office will call window, which could require additional wait time.

Operating Hours

The California Science Center is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hours are subject to change. Check our website for the latest information.

Gallery Policy

Guests are welcome to take and send photographs of the Endeavour exhibit for personal use. However, photography or filming of the exhibit for commercial gain is not permitted.

No food, drink or large bags are permitted in the gallery.

No re-entry after leaving the exhibition.