The Columbia Memorial Space Center, located in Downey, California, is a hands-on learning center dedicated to bringing the wonder and excitement of science and innovation to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Through world-class programs and engaging exhibits, the Space Center strives to ignite a community of critical and creative thinkers.
Explore robotics, engineering and 3D printing! CMSC offers 2 sessions of our awesome 2017 Summer Space Camps! One session is designed for students going into 4th & 5th grade. The second session is designed for students going into 6th, 7th and 8th grade. Spaces are limited. Sign up today! 2017 Summer Space Camps include lots of hands-on activities!
Want to Register for an Event? Join ActiveNet!
In order to register for all our cool programs, events, and camps all throughout the year, you will need an ActiveNet account. It’s fast and free to set one up, and makes you available to register for anything we have here at the CMSC and the City of Downey, anytime and anywhere you want!
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There is no deadline, however it will close once the limit for applications has been reached, so don’t wait, apply today!
ALL Downey students are now invited to enjoy the CMSC for free!
Registration must be done in person at the Space Center. Select the links below for more information.
Policies & Procedures
Downey Student Registration Form
New Admission Rates and Birthday Plans!
Downey, CA, August 26, 2016: The Columbia Memorial Space Center (CMSC) is proud to announce discounted rates for teachers, veterans, and seniors. Regular admission fees are $5 per person. With valid identification, teachers, veterans, and seniors will be charged a rate of $3. The rates will be in effect starting Saturday, September 10th. In addition, the CMSC will now be offering several new birthday party reservation packages. The packages will include usage of our theater and community rooms. Make sure to visit the CMSC website to see which package works best for your next birthday – Solar, Comet, Nova, or Galaxy!
For more information about The Columbia Memorial Space Center, please call (562) 231-1200 or visit www.columbiaspacescience.org. The Colombia Memorial Space Center is located at 12400 Columbia Way, in Downey.
Astronaut Leland Melvin at the Columbia Memorial Space Center