NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
4.5
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
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Enjoy an out-of-this-world day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex! From the dawn of space exploration to current and ongoing missions, get an up-close, hands-on feel for the story of humans in space, and fuel your quest for inspiration. Learn about space pioneers at Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® presented by Boeing® or go behind the gates on the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour. Stand nose to nose with the Saturn V rocket at the Apollo/Saturn V Center or get an up-close view of Atlantis, the only space shuttle displayed in flight, at Space Shuttle Atlantis®. On select days and nights, you can see a rocket launch from just a few short miles from the launch pad! Many of the launches are included with admission.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • Rose
    Chicago, Illinois5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly Educational
    Wonderful experience. Chat with an astronaut, the Journey to Mars, Shuttle launch Experience among others was fantastic ride. The video on how the space shuttle started, tests and failures and their epic success made me cry. All in all it was an awesome experience.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 30 April 2023
  • Getaway4Now
    Westerly, Rhode Island89 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful way to spend a day with multiple generations!
    We had a wonderful time learning and experiencing everything! If you are looking for the full experience - the entire day will be required. Overall a great time for everyone in our party, ages 11-75. We found all exhibits and attractions engaging and fun. The Space Shuttle area was our favorite by far!
    Thank you for the review. Hope to see you again in the near future!
    Written 3 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 2 May 2023
  • Ennasus
    Toronto, Canada3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Kennedy space centre is an awesome place.
    Kennedy space centre was an excursion at the end of our fabulous Norwegian cruise. It was fun seeing the space capsules up close, watching the movies, getting our picture taken while wearing space suits. Every employee was friendly. It's a great place to visit.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 May 2023
  • Richard S
    Preston, United Kingdom45 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely fantastic
    There are so many brilliant space-related things to see here. During my visit, I went on the Explore bus tour which allowed some great photo opportunities of the launch pads and the Vehicle Assembly Building; the guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The Apollo/Saturn V Centre with its Saturn V rocket is awe-inspiring, and the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit is similarly breath-taking. I recommend planning in advance just what you want to see, as there is so much and not everything is clearly signposted: for example, I ended up passing by the Apollo 14 command module in the Apollo/Saturn V Centre.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 23 May 2023
  • ADXBS
    Paris, France996 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Do not miss this if visiting Florida
    Florida is jam packed with attractions and things to visit and do, but if there is one thing not to miss I’d the Kennedy Space Center. This is even more the case if you are travelling with kids. Not only is it a totally fun place, but it is inspiring to young inquisitive minds as well. The exhibits are changed and updated as space technology progresses, but without ever forgetting the effort and sacrifices of the early pioneers. Going early and on a weekday is always recommended if you can. Start off with the free bus ride to the Saturn V exhibit and the enjoy the rest of the center. The Atlantis exhibit is just breathtaking. Loved every minute of it!
    Hi ADXBS, thank you so much for the review. Hope to see you again soon!
    Written 5 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 3 June 2023
  • adventurebosi
    Jersey City, New Jersey13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Am incredible visit to KSC
    This is my second trip to KSC, ten years after my first trip. We spent the full day at KSC and I think we only say half of the exhibits. I was blown away by the the multimedia experiences paired wirh the exhibits which brought the history to life.
    Thanks so much for the kind words, adventurebosi. We will share this with the team!
    Written 5 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 June 2023
  • Julie D
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Everyone should visit at some point in their life
    The Kennedy space center was an amazing experience. Part museum, part amusement park, part STEM experience,infused with history, emotion, science and wonder. We spent an entire day and still didn’t see everything. Our 12 year old daughter was not really looking forward to it, expecting it to be a boring museum but it was anything but and turns out - she loved it! The only negative we had was lunch at the Apollo center. The food ( burger in particular) was really not good. Otherwise the whole thing was fantastic and I really do think everyone should visit at least once.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 June 2023
  • Phil F
    Adelaide, Australia132 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Definitely worth seeing!
    Excellent day trip through Gray Line bus tours Orlando. The overall KSC experience was very good. The only downside (which really wasn’t their fault) were the hundreds of school kids running rampant throughout the complex. Bad timing on our part, I guess.
    Thanks for the review. Hope you have an amazing day!
    Written 7 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 June 2023
  • Kevin S
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely top drawer
    I told my Mrs it’s the first time I’ve felt like a big kid for years. As a child of the 60’s from the UK the moon landings were massive so this visit had me awestruck. The exhibits are excellently done. When the commentator said in the Control Room at the Saturn V exhibit that ‘this isn’t a mock-up, it’s the real thing’ I was blown away. The films were also excellent. I don’t usually have the stomach for 6 hrs but easily did that here. The shuttle exhibit was also superb and the simulator a brilliant experience. I even spent money in the shop (much better than the junk often available) and I spent money which almost unheard of. One of the best things I’ve ever seen.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 June 2023
  • Kristian
    Peace River, Canada154 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good variety
    First time here as a couple and space fanatic. There was so many things I wanted to do but we only had one day! First thing I noticed was everything is so interactive. Touch screen displays and a variety of ways to become more immersed. The space shuttle was the highlight of the trip but I had wished there was more interactive material for the past and history of nasa; oh and a two day ticket.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 June 2023
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Simon M
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
The space exhibits were amazing. So much history, and so many artefacts placed in a good sized area.
We went in a Sunday and there were hardly any queues. The food there was also reasonably priced.
We booked the small group VIP Experience for our family of four. The pick-up and drop off were on time and very efficient. You will need to allow at least three hours for the bus tour portion out to the launch pads and Saturn Rocket exhibit when doing thebsmall group VIP experience. They are all great things to do, but you may feel rushed looking around the rest of the park afterwards.
Written 21 April 2024
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Jeff456789
Bristol, UK162 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Went for the first time in a long time a couple of days ago. We only had around 5 hours due to stopping on way down to miami but wow the Atlantic exhibit is incredible. Also loved the bus tour out to the saturn v area. I could easily of spent 2 days here!
Written 21 April 2024
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Bryan C
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
The exhibits are amazing. So glad we booked 2 days because we didn’t get to see it all yesterday. Highlight so far was the introduction to Atlantis and all the interactive simulators. Well done 👍 😊
Written 20 April 2024
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VentoLibero
Miami, FL1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
wonderful experience in the park, I highly recommend it, I spent a wonderful day with my girlfriend, I can recommend this wonderful experience to everyone, I recommend the complete ticket with the bus tour.
Written 19 April 2024
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gostartraveler
Forked River, NJ1,947 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Been a while since we went here, and it's great. We feel like we need two days to see and do it all now. We got here just as it opened and we didn't see or do everything! Indoor play place is much welcome for those younger in age who need energy to burn off. Atlantis reveal is always a "wow"! New gateway building has more exhibits and ride simulators, and employees doing and explaining science exhibits enthralled my kid. Just wish they had updated the premovie for the Shuttle Launch Experience. Recomended.
Written 17 April 2024
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Scenic32560799049
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Take the opportunity to WOW your visiting family and friends at a very reasonable price. NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is exceptionally well run and has much to be seen and learn from for both children and adults. You can easily spend an entire day (9a - 5:30p) for a leisurely tour to see as much as you can. Don't miss this experience if you live or even are visiting Florida, the Sunshine State :-)
Written 16 April 2024
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Hi Scenic! Thank you for sharing your experience at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. We're delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable visit and found our facility to be educational and family-friendly. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to welcome you back soon for another out-of-this-world experience!
Written 17 April 2024
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GrandTour22897496547
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Amazing like alway if never been def recommend the service is alway good love it you get to meet astronauts for free which is a once in a lifetime opportunity the happens every day
Written 15 April 2024
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Thank you so much for your kind words! We're thrilled to hear that you had an amazing experience with us. Meeting astronauts is definitely a unique opportunity that we're proud to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Written 19 April 2024
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Susan D
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
We had an amazing time. Things that would be helpful. Introductory video woud be helpful. Explaining when Nasa started. An old fashion map being more detailed. Very confusing when it came to make reservations for specific virtual reality ride. More signage is needed. Poor kid had to keep telling guests that they needed to make a reservation. Then we went to some other virtual reality and we all try to make reservations for that, but it was nowhere indicated on the map. I loved the introduction of seeing the shuttle Atlantis. The cost of pictures is too expensive. $35.00, you will sell more for less money.
Written 14 April 2024
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Hi Susan, thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We're glad to hear you had an amazing time overall. We appreciate your suggestions for improvements and will definitely take them into consideration as we strive to enhance the experience for all our guests. Thank you for visiting!
Written 19 April 2024
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neilnancarrow
Southampton, UK78 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Fantastic day had at Kennedy Space Centre. Even more exciting when we were aware there was to be a space launch that evening. Sadly we had to leave before take off, but exciting nether less.
It is a huge place with so much to learn and see.
The Resturant is value for money too. Large fries is plenty for 2 people too!!

My only criticism is for an area of conservation and also where space craft take off there was a lot of rubbish strewn around and in the water on the sides of the roads. I know it’s windy and I may have been maybe spoilt by cleanliness of the parks. Still more does need to be done to keep it clean. Maybe informing more people to pick their rubbish up will make a start.

A great day though was had by all of us. Thankyou
Written 14 April 2024
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Hi Neil, thank you for sharing your experience at Kennedy Space Centre! We're thrilled to hear you had a fantastic day and enjoyed the excitement of a space launch. Your feedback about cleanliness is noted, and we will work on improving this aspect. We appreciate your visit and hope to see you again soon!
Written 19 April 2024
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Jess
Wales, UK176 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
I've wanted to visit here for a while and I'm glad we took a day to visit on our recent trip to Orlando. The place was well-organised and had plenty to do. We did the bus tour early in the morning before it got too busy, that was fantastic! There is so much to see, do and learn here, a very educational and fun day out. The food was great too, and everything was reasonably priced.
Written 14 April 2024
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Jess, thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at our location! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the bus tour and found the day educational and fun. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back soon for another great visit!
Written 19 April 2024
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