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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

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Kennedy Space Center
  • Anne M.
    "... simulation, the bus tour and the "Hubble 3D" iMax was great! 🚀 ..a..."(10 Tips)
    Dimitris T.
    "Nothing can prepare you for the Atlantis exhibition."(5 Tips)
    Greg M.
    "locker next to the Shuttle Launch Experience for a quarter!"(4 Tips)
    "US Astronaut Hall of Fame."(3 Tips)
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  • NASA
    NASAOctober 20, 2010
    Starting point to tour Kennedy, meet astronauts and train in spaceflight simulators. The complex also is home to an IMAX theater, rocket garden, children’s areas, and the US Astronaut Hall of Fame. Read more
  • Aran R.
    Aran RodríguezAugust 16, 2016
    The KSC Visitors Complex is worth the 50 min drive from Orlando. Lots of exhibitions, places to eat, free wifi and great tours. The Atlantis exhibition is the highlight of your visit! Believe me.
  • Roque S.
    Roque Santos JuniorJanuary 23, 2016
    It's great. Lots of stuff to see, explore and learn. Arrive early and start with the bus tour. Make sure it won't rain. 80 dollars worth your time and money. The tour guides are not all that funny.
  • Anne M.
    Anne MajlandJanuary 27, 2015
    The Atlantis simulation, the bus tour and the "Hubble 3D" iMax was great! 🚀 ..a bit expensive - but worth it! Make sure to have AT LEAST 6 or 7 hours to spend. And bring you own food. 👍
  • Murat
    MuratMarch 24
    Great place to introduce space and related activities. Very children and family friendly. Hall of Fame, Imax and Bus Tour (Apollo/Saturn V Center) are very cool. Atlantis is awesome!
  • Toshi T.
    Toshi TsuboiDecember 31, 2014
    While there are a lot of things to do and see (Saturn V, Atlantis space shuttle, Shuttle Experience ride), admissions is expensive. So plan on a whole day visit to make the admission worthwhile.
  • Nataliya N.
    Nataliya NikulchenkoDecember 5, 2015
    A wonderful place for any age! I think it's a must see for any tourist. My first time there was at 14 and i liked it as much as Universal Studios!
  • prima f.
    prima filiDecember 12, 2015
    Very inspiring and exciting visit. The interactives are quite decent and the videos and simulations are super engaging. And so many real memorabilia! Excellent place to visit.
  • Dimitris T.
    Dimitris TzourisOctober 7, 2014
    Amazing experience! You can spend an entire day here. Go for the extended bus tour to see more locations in Cape Canaveral. Nothing can prepare you for the Atlantis exhibition. Pure awe.
  • Alyssa A.
    Alyssa AlvarezJanuary 5, 2015
    Most underrated attraction in florida. Came 2 years in a row and i continue to learn every time i visit. The Atlantis exhibit is STUNNING!
  • United Federation Starfleet
    Don't miss this one! Visit the museum, take the tours which will get you up close to the Saturn V rocket (used on Apollo missions), see one of the retired shuttles, and dine with an astronaut!
  • Darleny L.
    Darleny LopezAugust 22, 2015
    I loved this place, you must buy a tour it's amazing, you learn a lot and basically it's fantastic
  • David S.
    David StellaApril 10, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Be sure to visit the Astronaut Hall of Fame just 6 miles west of the Visitor Complex. There's lots space memorabilia and simulators there. It's included with the admission ticket.
  • Kevin C.
    Kevin CarpentieriJuly 22, 2013
    In all of my visits to Florida over the years, going to KSC was the first time I was genuinely impressed and truly mesmerized. Worth the trip!!!
  • Stella R.
    Stella RussottiMarch 17, 2013
    KSC is a fun and educational place, lol :]if u r able to u should really do the Space Shuttle simulator when u r there. it's so awesome!
  • Thomas L.
    Thomas LongdenJuly 12, 2013
    This place has changed so much over this years you could spend all day here having fun. Loved the new Atlantis displays and Saturn V complex.
  • Tad M.
    Tad MorganMay 16, 2010
    Book guided tours in advance to see best sights & arrive early to see attractions on days around launch. "Discover KSC" tour best done after launch, it can't drive by pad when shuttle is out there.
  • Wecando P.
    Wecando PrintFebruary 12, 2012
    We were lucky enough to see the historic last shuttle launch with the kids, dolphin jumping in front of us and even crocodiles swimming by. Great experience for kids of all ages.
  • Michelle M.
    The Cape Canaveral: Then and Now tour was well worth the money. I was totally able to nerd out here :-) . Really enjoyed my visit.
  • Ollie M.
    Ollie MartinApril 13, 2013
    Film of a Gemini launch on a Titan II rocket from here is used in the film You Only Live Twice (1967) to represent a Russian rocket launch. Notice the palm trees in the foreground.
  • Lisa H.
    Lisa Huey-ColeSeptember 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Paying the extra $13 for the annual pass is a GREAT buy - it gives 10% off in the shop/Astronaut Training & Special Interest tours, 20% off on-site food, and more!
  • Dave J.
    Dave JohnsonJanuary 13, 2016
    Atlantis exhibit is a jaw-dropper. Make sure you see it properly via the main entrance & introductory movies.
  • Kyle P.
    Kyle PerkinsFebruary 22, 2011
    If you have a large group and intend to eat at the visitor's center, the Commander's Club (season pass) is definitely worth it. Save 20% on food!
  • Kate A.
    Kate Arkless GrayNovember 7, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    You need to get over to Titusville for the amazing US Spacewalk if Fame museum. It's free, they've lots of spec hardware and things donated by astronauts. It makes everything feel more real. Do it.
  • James P.
    Great place to visit. Make sure you do the Atlantis and Apollo/Saturn V Center exhibits. Very cool.
  • Amanda G.
    Amanda GambrellNovember 20, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    It's X-mas here at the Space Center. Come take a pic by our huge tree with awesome rockets in the background. Your Christmas cards will look fabulous!!
  • WorldStrides
    WorldStridesApril 6, 2011
    Interesting Fun Fact: When astronauts exercise on the Shuttle, lack of gravity prevents the sweat from falling off their bodies. The sweat collects in puddles on their bodies.
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RouhierNovember 29, 2014
    On the pricy side, but absolutely worth it. Make sure you get a bus tour ticket too.
    HISTORYAugust 24, 2010
    The Kennedy Space Center was created in competition with the Soviet Union & was authorized in 1958 during the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Eric Z.
    Eric ZiglerMarch 17, 2012
    If you're over the age of 11, the Shuttle Launch Experience is not worth the wait. You're at NASA, not an amusement park. Explore the museums and check out the Saturn V Center — simply incredible.
  • Doug C.
    Doug CouchFebruary 9, 2016
    $50 admission fee is well worth the value. Plan to spend 8~ hours here easy.
  • Laura B.
    Laura BowyerOctober 11, 2011
    Really cool and interesting place. love it here! Make sure you visit everything, everything is worthwhile :)
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah MillerMarch 6, 2014
    Be prepared to have your picture taken at every point of the complex. Before the tour bus before the Atlantis building before the shuttle experience. Kinda annoying.
  • Matt M.
    Matt McIntoshDecember 5, 2013
    Keep eyes out for astronauts walking around, it's amazed me how many you can see!
  • Deniza I.
    Deniza IanevApril 24, 2016
    Knowledge knowledge knowledge, this place will never get boring to us.
  • Tori G.
    Tori Gray Line OrlandoNovember 17, 2010
    Ride our transportation from Orlando to the Kennedy Space Center! Be sure to ride the shuttle launch experience and check out the Moon Rock located at the back of the Saturn V Center!
  • Todd M.
    Todd McConnellApril 28, 2011
    Don't miss the NASA treasures room in the Saturn V building. It's full of actual artifacts, including an Apollo capsule that went through renter.
  • Andrew O.
    Andrew O ConnorJune 1, 2013
    While on Holiday in Florida in January 2001 we watched the Spacecraft leave the surface while walking around Orlando - Great Memories from being so Close to Aircraft - AOC
  • Gleb K.
    Gleb KholodovDecember 11, 2011
    If you come late (once tour buses to the real Space Center stop going), admission is 50%. At least some consolation.
  • Yuri's Night
    Yuri's NightJuly 19, 2014
    Can you find where Yuri Gagarin fits in to the spaceflight story? Don't miss Atlantis in flight and the Shuttle Launch Experience!
  • Keith C.
    Keith CourtneyMay 21, 2011
    Take the bus tour! You wont regret it! Also, you can leave without riding the shuttle experience!
  • Stephen ..
    Stephen .March 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't forget to visit the U.S. Space Walk Of Fame Museum. A great place that gets overlooked! Read more
  • DJ F.
    DJ FluxNovember 7, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure you also check out the US Space Walk Hall of Fame Museum in Titusville for some other cool space stuff. It's awesome!
  • Omer S.
    Omer SahbazAugust 30, 2015
    Just awesome. I like the space more every time I visit here.
    SNOOPYOctober 4, 2011
    Check out the Astronaut Snoopy statue in the Rocket Garden. Snap a photo and share it @Snoopy on Twitter or!
  • KSC Visitor Complex
    KSC Visitor ComplexJune 28, 2012
    Join us in celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2012 by picking up an annual pass to access year-round events:
  • Sharon G.
    Sharon GrimshawSeptember 22, 2013
    The Atlantis exhibit is a must-see experience. Well worth a return trip if you've been to KSC before.
  • Chris F.
    Chris FredericksDecember 2, 2013
    Totally worth it. You really can spend all day here and not be bored. We'll be back!
  • DJ F.
    DJ FluxSeptember 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Be sure to check out the US Space and Missile Museum. Ask for @flyingjenny
  • travelholic
    travelholicApril 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're on twitter, look for #spacetweeps - cool info from inside and outside of NASA. Cool folks also ;)
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