Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Come visit the only place on Earth where you can tour launch areas, meet a veteran astronaut, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, and even view a launch. Plan to spend a full day at the Kennedy Space Center launch headquarters, located on a wildlife refuge eight times the size of Manhattan, there will be plenty to keep you and your family bust and excited.
Experience a simulated shuttle launch as you're immersed in the sights, sounds and feelings of a space shuttle launch. Tour the full-size replica “Explorer” and get a clear idea of what it's like to live and work in space. Watch a 3D IMAX film Hubble 3D or Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D and talk a walk on the moon or float through the cosmos.
Orbiting earth 350 miles above us the most powerful telescope in history, The Hubble Space Telescope, captures images from the past never seen before. Take a look at some of the breathtaking images beautifully showcased and take a deeper look into the mysteries of the universe. If it's your dream to watch a space shuttle launch be sure to plan in advance as tickets sell out quickly.
Located on the facility are several self-service and specialty food restaurants with a wide variety of menu options. Feel free to stay all day without the worry of bringing your own food.