Challenger Space Center and Museum

21170 North 83rd Avenue, Peoria

General Admission or Membership for Two or Four to Challenger Space Center and Museum (Up to 45% Off)

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Highlights

Visit museum featuring interactive planet-catching exhibit, real space-shuttle landing-gear tire, and imagination playground blocks

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noel
12 ratings10 reviews
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
June 29, 2017
its okay
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Wendy
13 ratings6 reviews
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
February 3, 2017
We were the ONLY people there. There were demonstration rooms that were locked. You basically walk around and look at pictures. And there is a movie room that runs a clip every other hour or so. If you go, make sure you get a guided tour. we would have enjoyed it then. Someone to talk about it and ask questions to
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sheila
6 ratings6 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
January 22, 2017
Took our three grandchildren, ages 5, 7,and 8 years old. We joined the tour with 10 others to see the museum. Interesting talks with some hands on displays for the boys. plus a play area kept them involved. Small gift store, plenty of parking.
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Jennifer
4 ratings4 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
January 4, 2017
It's smaller than thought, but still has fun and educational things for all ages. The staff was very friendly. The gift shop prices were reasonable.
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Carolyn
16 ratings10 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
December 31, 2016
Well done, very interesting kept my grandson interest
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Joan
19 ratings17 reviews
Rating of 2 out of 5 stars
December 29, 2016
There was very little to do at the center. They had a building block area, but when a group came, they made everyone else leave. It was very disappointing. My grandchildren did not enjoy it, and they usually love going to centers and museums.
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Jeanne
3 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
December 26, 2016
Nothing was open.. Most of the exhibits were closed.
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david
2 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
December 20, 2016
What a disappointment! There is nothing of interest there any longer, they should just close their doors and be done with it.
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About This Deal

Choose from Four Options

  • $10 for two general-admission tickets ($16 value)
  • $18 for four general-admission tickets ($32 value)
  • $42 for a Planetary annual membership for two ($75 value)
  • $55 for an Interstellar annual membership for a family of two adults and two children ($100 value)
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Due to renovations, the center will be open only on Saturdays from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. until September 24. A variety of special activities and demonstrations will be present.

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Please call ahead for additional questions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Challenger Space Center and Museum

Challenger Space Center is on a mission: to excite and educate its visitors about science and the vast wonders of outer space. That excitement starts as soon as guests walk onto the entrance's elevated gantry bridge to see a four-story, space-themed mural painted by Robert McCall. Then it's on to the museum, where the center's affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution enables it to offer top-notch exhibits, which range from a model of an Iridium satellite to three separate meteorite exhibits. Regular Family Star Nights encourage families to bond over stargazing presentations, a simulated shuttle launch, and other activities.

To immerse themselves in the space experience, groups can also sign up for two-hour simulated space missions that unfold in three spaces: a mission control room designed after the Johnson Space Center; the Spacecraft, which simulates a room onboard the International Space Station; and the Earth Space Transit Module, which helps crew members dock there.