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Kennedy Space Center
Type: Family Friendly, IMAX Theaters, Museums, Science Museums
The Space Coast is named for its unique history with NASA, centered around the Kennedy Space Center. Although NASA's last shuttle launch was a few years ago, you can still catch the occasional private... Read More
The Space Coast is named for its unique history with NASA, centered around the Kennedy Space Center. Although NASA's last shuttle launch was a few years ago, you can still catch the occasional private rocket launch here. The Kennedy Space Center is the definitive place to visit for an exciting education in America's legendary space program, and to get a glimpse into the working environment of a real space exploration facility. Take a tour, check out exhibits of historic space events, see 3-D IMAX films that bring you face to face with missions of the past, present and future, and even go vertical in the Shuttle Launch Experience. General admission includes the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, featuring astronaut memorabilia, simulators and displays.
- Daily 9am-8pm
- Adult $41; Child $31
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The Space Coast is named after this space center, which offers a rich and interesting history in America's space program.
- Best for Cape Canaveral's Best Attractions Because: The space center is what the region is named for. It's NASA's former headquarters.
- Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The space center is a kid favorite on the Space Coast, with the special Junior Astronauts area and other educational movies and activities.