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California Science Center

All photographs taken by Kenneth A. Larson. All rights reserved. © 2004 - 2013.


Formerly California Museum of Science and Industry, the museum was reborn as the California Science Center.

The California Science Center is in Exposition Park.

North entrance.
North facade.

North facade. When the California Museum of Science and Industry was remodeled into the California Science Center, everything was demolished except the front half of the exterior wall.

Kenetic sculpture in the lobby.

November 2009.

June 2010, shortly after opening.
This new wing has now opened, doubling the size of the Science Center. The first and second floors contain the Environments exhibit including a kelp forest and tide pool touch tank.


Tiide Pool.
SR71 Trainer
A-12 Trainer. This is the only trainer built for this type of aircraft. It had two seats. It logged more air hours and flights than any other A-12. Photo Date: 3-3-05
See other SR-71 Blackbirds.
A-12 Trainer. Museum beyond nose in right image. Photo Date: 3-3-05
A-12 Trainer. Engines. Photo Date: 3-3-05.


A-12 Trainer. Control surfaces. Photo Date: 3-3-05.

DC-8
Front bottom view of DC-8.
DC-8
Side view of DC-8.
This support structure holds the aircraft at the landing gear points.



Model of glider.

Space Capsules.
Space Capsules in the Air and Space Museum.


South facade. The box building is the IMAX theater.

Looking toward the Coliseum.

South entrance.

Building the new west wing.
From a long forgotten television show, Ben Casey, this Medical Walk of Fame is in front of the former Hall of Health, now an administration building. They are dedicated on July 19, 1984 to all actors and actresses who have portrayed medical professionals on television and motion pictures.

On September 21, 2012, the Space Shuttle Endeavour flew by Exposition Park on its way to permanent display in the California Science Center. Space Shuttle Endeavour
This building is the temporary home of the Shuttle until the permanent builidng is ready.

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