Kennedy Space Center

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Central Florida, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex hosts two million guests yearly from around the world, exploring the past, present and future of America’s space program.

Live Shows/Programs - “Mad Mission to Mars 2025” is a live-action stage show enabling guests to visit Mars without leaving Earth and “Astronaut Encounter” is the only place on earth where guests ask questions to a real Astronaut.

Exhibits - “Rocket Garden” displays eight authentic rockets from the past, and “Shuttle Plaza "Explorer" is a full-size Space Shuttle Orbiter replica.

Astronaut Memorial - Dedicated May 9, 1991, to the Memorial honors U.S. Astronauts who gave their lives for space exploration.

Films - The Center offers the world’s only back-to-back twin IMAX® theaters showcasing exciting, large-format motion pictures such as “Magnificent Desolation 3-D” exploring a trip to the moon.

Lunch with an Astronaut - Held once daily, these sessions offer an up-close and personal opportunity to share in the excitement of space exploration through the eyes and personal stories of one of NASA's astronauts.

Private “NASA Up-Close” Tour - This two-hour tour gives visitors an insider’s view of the space program, from launch preparation to liftoff.

Apollo/Saturn V Center - Dramatic multi-media shows and numerous hands-on displays provide visitors with an inspirational and exhilarating look into America’s quest for the moon.