R&D Report – California Science Center

California Science Center

Away mission –April 21, 2018

Contact Information



California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037



Open daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Box Office

Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tips for Your Visit

It is recommended that you allow 90 minutes to view the exhibition.

Arrive at least 40 minutes before the time listed on your exhibition or IMAX ticket to allow time to park.

IMPORTANT NOTE – Your timed ticket indicates the time you may join the line going into the exhibit. It does not reflect your exhibit entry time.

Exhibit Hours

Last entry time for the exhibit is 3:30 p.m.

The exhibit opens at 10:00 a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m. *There is no re-entry into the KING TUT exhibit after leaving. Hours are subject to change.


KING TUT Visitor Policies

Bags and “carry-on” items larger than 11″ x 14″ are not permitted inside of the exhibit.

  • Standard sized, single width strollers are allowed. Double-wide strollers are not permitted inside the special exhibit.
  • Visitors with backpacks must bring them to the front of their body and wear them over their chest.
  • Large umbrellas, coolers, suitcases, large bags, and shopping bags are not permitted.
  • Food or drink is not permitted inside of the exhibit.

CAMERAS: Please ensure that your camera activities respect the privacy of other visitors and do not distract staff or volunteers from their primary duties.

  • Non-flash, personal use photography is allowed.
  • Videography is not allowed inside of the exhibit.
  • Selfie sticks, tripods, and monopods are not permitted inside of the exhibit.

There is no re-entry into the KING TUT exhibit after leaving.




About a 170 miles roundtrip from the Antelope Valley (average car mpg 22 miles per gallon)

The minimum, I would recommend at least 8 gallons of gas allocated for trip transportation (average cost per gallon $3.49 as of 3/28/18) – $27.92


 $12 per car (CASH ONLY)

Located in the parking structure at the corner of 39th Street and Figueroa. Bus and RV parking is available. Payable only in cash.

Entry to Center

Permanent exhibition galleries are FREE (excludes IMAX and Special Exhibits)


Price for KING TUT and IMAX Combo


– Endeavour admission included!

Admission to Space Shuttle Endeavour is included when you visit the KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibit. –

Adult (age 18-64) $35.45
Youth (age 4-17, Non-school groups) $24.25
College Students with ID


Senior (age 65+)


Groups of 15 or more

Groups must make reservations in advance by calling (213) 744-2019. A $25.00 deposit applies to all groups. Groups receive one (1) complimentary chaperone ticket for every fifteen (15) sold.


Group Price

Adult (age 18-64) $29.90
Youth (age 4-17, Non-school groups) $21.70
College Students with ID


Senior (age 65+)


[Group Reservation]

There is a non-refundable $25 booking fee. The booking fee is applied toward the total cost of IMAX film tickets only.


All unpaid fees are due upon arrival at the Science Center on the date of your visit. check in at the Box Office.

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