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Columbia Memorial Space Center

Our Space Center Center

The City of Downey has built an innovative 20,000 square foot, two-story building set in the new Discovery Sports Complex on the site of the former NASA Downey facility. The bold upward shape of the new building symbolizes the aspirations and ambitions of space exploration. The building was dedicated on November 15, 2008, and opened on October 23, 2009.

Visit us Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5pm or online any time at, where you'll learn about upcoming events and special programs. 

Admission is $5 per person; 3 years and younger are free.  For group rates please contact us.

Columbia Memorial Space Center 
12400 Columbia Way
Downey, CA 90242 
(562) 231-1200