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Kennedy Space Center Tickets

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Find out what it’s REALLY like to go into Outer Space at NASA’s headquarters in Orlando!

 

  Go behind the scenes at NASA!

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  Meet a real astronaut

 

  See the Space Shuttle Atlantis

 

  E-Tickets Only

Ticket Options

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Ticket

 

  1 day admission to the Visitor Complex

 

  Flexible Dates
Prices from

Adults £40

Child (3 - 11 yrs) £35

Full Ticket Details  

 

  1 day admission to the Visitor Complex

 

  Flexible Dates

Ticket Flexibility

This ticket can be used on any date during your holiday! Please select the first day of your holiday when making your booking, and you will be able to use the ticket on any date after that (within the year you have booked).

Unfortunately this ticket is not available for your chosen year

Kennedy Space Center with Transport

 

  1-day admission to the Visitor Complex

 

  Astronaut Meet & Greet

 

  Return transport from Orlando
Prices from

Adults £84

Child (3 - 11 yrs) £77

Full Ticket Details  

 

  1-day admission to the Visitor Complex

 

  Astronaut Meet & Greet

 

  Return transport from Orlando

Itinerary

  • Depart from central Orlando at approx. 8.45am
  • Arrive at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex at approx. 10am
  • Return transport leaves at approx. 5.30pm

Ticket Flexibility

This ticket must be used on the date you specify when making your booking

Pick-Up Points & Times

You will need to call to confirm your pick-up point and time in advance. Details on how to confirm your pick-up times will be available on your e-ticket.

  • Publix SR 192 / SR 535 junction: 7.30am
  • Sheraton 4 Points Studio City: 7.30am
  • Big Orange: 7.35am
  • International Palms: 7.40am
  • Charley’s Parkway: 7.40am
  • Quality Inn International: 7.45am
  • Main gate Lakeside: 7.45am
  • Rosen Inn Pointe: 7.55am
  • Disney All Star Music: 8.05am
  • Doubletree International: 8.05am
  • Disney Swan: 8.10am
  • Clarion Inn LBV: 8.10am
  • Crossroad Plaza Goodings Store: 8:30am

Pick-up is also available from certain Orlando hotels for an additional charge of $10 per person (maximum $25 per family) – please call the number provided on your e-ticket for more information.

Unfortunately this ticket is not available for your chosen year

Kennedy Space Center Lunch with an Astronaut

 

  1-day admission to the Visitor Complex

 

  Have lunch with an astronaut!

 

  Return transport from Orlando
Prices from

Adults £90

Child (3 - 11 yrs) £73

Full Ticket Details  

 

  1-day admission to the Visitor Complex

 

  Have lunch with an astronaut!

 

  Return transport from Orlando

Itinerary

  • Depart Orlando at approx: 8.45am
  • Arrive at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex at approx. 10am
  • Dine with an Astronaut from 12.30pm to 1:30pm
  • Depart Kennedy Space Center at approx. 5.30pm 

Food Options

The buffet lunch varies seasonally, but a meat, pasta, vegetarian and family choice will always be available along with a dessert selection and iced-tea, soft drinks and coffee.

Ticket Flexibility

You will need to call to confirm your pick-up point and time in advance. Details on how to confirm your pick-up times will be available on your e-ticket.

This ticket is only valid for the date you specify when booking

Unfortunately this ticket is not available for your chosen year

Kennedy Space Center Space Pass Plus

Special Offer

Includes a 2nd day's admission FREE

 

  1-day admission to the Visitor Complex

 

  Have lunch with an astronaut!

 

  Choice of 3 KSC close-up tours
Prices from

Adults £86

Child (3 - 11 yrs) £61

Full Ticket Details  

 

  1-day admission to the Visitor Complex

 

  Have lunch with an astronaut!

 

  Choice of 3 KSC close-up tours

What's included

  • Explore the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  • Find out what it’s really like to go into space over lunch with a real Astronaut!
  • See even more restricted areas in a choice of 3 NASA Up-Close tours

Food Options

The buffet lunch varies seasonally, but a meat, pasta, vegetarian and family choice will always be available along with a dessert selection and iced-tea, soft drinks and coffee.

Tour Options

Choose from Explore Tour, Launch Control Center Tour and Cape Canaveral Early Space Tour

More tour details available

Ticket Flexibility

This ticket is only valid for the date you specify when booking

Unfortunately this ticket is not available for your chosen year

Kennedy Space Center Ultimate Space Experience

 

  1-day admission to the Visitor Complex

 

  Have lunch with an astronaut!

 

  Astronaut Meet & Greet

 

  Return transport from Orlando
Prices from

Adults £116

Child (3 - 11 yrs) £93

Full Ticket Details  

 

  1-day admission to the Visitor Complex

 

  Have lunch with an astronaut!

 

  Astronaut Meet & Greet

 

  Return transport from Orlando

What's included

  • 1 day's admission to the KSC Visitor Complex
  • 2-hour fully-guided NASA bus tour
  • Have lunch with an veteran NASA astronaut
  • Meet & Greet session with a real astronaut
  • Return transport from Orlando

Food Options

The buffet lunch varies seasonally, but a meat, pasta, vegetarian and family choice will always be available along with a dessert selection and iced-tea, soft drinks and coffee.

Itinerary

  • Depart Orlando at approx: 8.45am
  • Arrive at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex at approx. 10am
  • Lunch with an Astronaut from 12.30pm to 1.30pm
  • Kennedy Space Center Explore Tour begins at 2pm and finishes at the Saturn V Center at 4:30pm
  • Depart Kennedy Space Center at approx. 5.30pm

Ticket Flexibility

This ticket is only valid for the date you specify when booking

Please Note

This tour is subject to change as restricted areas are sometimes closed off. Substitutes will be offered instead.

Unfortunately this ticket is not available for your chosen year

Kennedy Space Center with Airboat Safari

 

  1-day admission the Visitor Complex

 

  Astronaut Meet & Greet

 

  Airboat ride in the Everglades

 

  Return transport from Orlando
Prices from

Adults £91

Child (3 - 11 yrs) £78

Full Ticket Details  

 

  1-day admission the Visitor Complex

 

  Astronaut Meet & Greet

 

  Airboat ride in the Everglades

 

  Return transport from Orlando

What’s included:

  • A day's admission to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  • 30-minute airboat ride at Lone Cabbage on St. Johns River
  • Return transport from the Orlando area

Itinerary

  • Depart Orlando at approx: 8.30am
  • Arrive at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex at approx 9:30am
  • Depart Kennedy Space Center at approx. 4pm for the Airboat ride
  • Please note that this schedule is subject to change.
  • Please allow a full day for this trip, including approx. 2 hours in total for the airboat ride.

Ticket Flexibility

This ticket is only valid for the date you specify when booking

What to bring

We recommend to bring mosquito spray for summer-time in the swamps

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Kennedy Space Center Astronaut Training Experience

 

  Half Day Experience

 

  Experience astronaut training

 

  Over 10s only
Prices from

Adults £161

Child £N/A

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  Half Day Experience

 

  Experience astronaut training

 

  Over 10s only

What's Included

  • An Astronaut Training Experience led by Space Flight Experts
  • Briefings about living and working in space and on Mars
  • 2 spacecraft launch mission simulations using full-scale Orion-style capsule and authentic Mission Control Center
  • Land-and-Drive-on-Mars full-motion simulator
  • Walk-on-Mars virtual reality simulator
  • Micro-Gravity Floor simulator
  • Electronic report of your achievements along with a video log of your day
  • Free ATX Gear (including a Mission Polo Shirt)

Restrictions

  • You must be aged 10 or older to participate in this experience
  • Height and weight restrictions will apply on certain simulators
  • The ATX Experience is not suitable for those with neck or back injuries

Availability

The ATX Experience operates 7 days a week

What to Wear

Please wear shorts or trousers - no skirts. Athletic footwear is recommended.

Ticket Flexibility:

This ticket is only valid for the date you specify when booking

Please note

Confirmation for this ticket will be confirmed within 48 hours after we have received your booking. Your ticket does not include entrance to the exhibits at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – you must purchase an Admission Badge or a Space Pass should you wish to explore these areas before or after your ATX Astronaut Training Experience.  All programs are hosted at the new ATX center inside Kennedy Space Center - entrance to the programs are located on the left side to the main entrance gates.

Unfortunately this ticket is not available for your chosen year

Kennedy Space Center - Explore Tour

Add-on Only

Park Admission Ticket Required

 

  2-hour NASA bus tour

 

  Special photo stops along the way
Prices from

Adults £30

Child (3 - 11 yrs) £23

Full Ticket Details  

 

  2-hour NASA bus tour

 

  Special photo stops along the way
  • This two hour fully-guided bus tour is great for those who want to experience Kennedy Space Center the easy way!
  • See the launch pads and the famous Vehicle Assembly Building
  • Get rare close-up photo opportunities of space shuttle launch areas
  • Visit restricted areas and facilities you wouldn’t get to see on other tours!

Important: Your ticket does not include entrance to the exhibits at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – you must purchase an Admission Badge or a Space Pass should you wish to explore these areas before or after your ATX Astronaut Training Experience.

Unfortunately this ticket is not available for your chosen year

Kennedy Space Center Mars Base 1 Experience

 

  Full Day Experience

 

  The only place on Earth where you can experience living on Mars!

 

  Over 10s only
Prices from

Adults £140

Child £N/A

Full Ticket Details  

 

  Full Day Experience

 

  The only place on Earth where you can experience living on Mars!

 

  Over 10s only

What's Included

  • Work at the Mars Base Operations Center for a day
  • Discover the science behind life on Mars at the Plant Lab & Greenhouse
  • Program space robots at the Engineering Lab

Exclusions

  • Your ticket does not include entrance to the exhibits at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – you must purchase an Admission Badge or a Space Pass should you wish to explore these areas before or after your ATX Astronaut Training Experience.
  • Please check in at the Mars Operations Center no later than 30 minutes prior to program start which is 8.30am

Restrictions

  • You must be aged 10 or older to participate in this experience
  • Height and weight restrictions will apply on certain simulators
  • The Mars Base 1 Experience is not suitable for those with neck or back injuries

Times & Availability

The Mars Base 1 Experience operates on select dates only

Ticket Flexibility

This ticket is only valid for the date you specify when booking

Please note

Confirmation for this ticket will be confirmed within 48 hours after we have received your booking

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Explore NASA’s Space Center in Florida!

Did you dream of being an astronaut when you were little? Ever wondered what it would be like to fly into space? Spend a day at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and you’ll get to find out!

This place is NASA's primary launch center of human spaceflight. For REAL. You'll see actual rockets and space shuttles, learn about NASA’s projects and test-drive the simulators that real astronauts use for training!

All Kennedy Space Centre Visitor Complex tickets include:

Space Shuttle Atlantis and kids during the Space Shuttle Experience

 Space Shuttle Atlantis

Duration: 45 minutes for show & visiting time

  • See the ACTUAL Space Shuttle that has orbited the Earth a total of 4,848 times!
  • Discover the captivating story of NASA's 30-year Space Shuttle Program

 Shuttle Launch Experience

Duration: Around 30 minutes

Restrictions: You must be over 1.12m/3.7ft tall

  • Experience the feeling of launching into space on a shuttle simulator
  • NASA veterans call it the next best thing to flying aboard the space shuttle!
Boy in astronaut training simulator and real astronaut on stage

 Astronaut Training Simulators

Duration: Around 15 minutes

  • Learn to pilot a space shuttle in this ultra-realistic simulator!
  • Dock with the International Space Station and land at the Kennedy Space Center Landing Facility

 Astronaut Encounter

Duration: Around 40 minutes

  • Shake hands & get a photo with a real-life astronaut!
  • Find out all about life in outer space in a Q&A session with NASA commanders, pilots, mission and payload specialists
The US Astronaut Hall of Fame and Rocket Garden

 U.S. Astronaut Hall Of Fame

Duration: Around 15 minutes

  • Discover the life stories of America’s space heroes!
  • Honour some of the world’s most legendary astronauts through intriguing historic displays

 The Rocket Garden

Duration: Around 20 minutes

  • Walk among real rockets on a guided tour through the history of rocket science!
  • Learn about Project Mercury - the USA’s first ever human spaceflight program
Saturn-V-Rocket Exhibit and I Max Theatre at Kennedy Space Center

 Saturn V Rocket

Duration: Around 30-40 minutes

  • See the biggest rocket that’s ever been flown into space!
  • This is one of the only 3 Saturn V rockets left in the USA

 IMAX Theater

Duration: Each movie is around 45 minutes

  • Experience captivating scenes of space travel in two 3D movies narrated by Hollywood greats
  • It’s the next best thing to being in space - and you can eat popcorn!
Aerial view of Kennedy Space Center

 Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour

Duration: Around 45 minutes

  • A guided tour through restricted areas of the facility from the comfort of an air-conditioned coach
  • See the actual spots where America launched to the moon and where astronauts will be launched into deep space

Want to see a real rocket launch?

You could watch a real NASA rocket launch from the main Visitor Complex for free!

From the viewing area next to Space Shuttle Atlantis and see the launch about 3 seconds after lift-off above the tree line. It’s an experience you won’t forget in a hurry!

When is the next launch?

Rocket launches don’t take place every day. Many of them are announced just within 2 weeks in advance and can always be postponed on short notice, so make sure you keep checking the launch event schedule.

Add-on Experiences & Tours

Important: General admission is not included with these experiences. You'll also need a Visitor Complex Admission Ticket to enter Kennedy Space Center

Fancy adding something extra to your NASA experience? These are just some of the activities you can book as an add-on to your day:

Female astronaut with ladies at lunch

 Lunch with an Astronaut

Duration: 90 minutes

  • Find out what it’s like to launch, live and work in space from someone who’s really been there!
  • Have your photo taken with the astronaut and ask them any questions you like over a chef-prepared buffet lunch

Want to book this experience? Select the Lunch with an Astronaut Ticket from the options below!

 ATX- Astronaut Training Experience

Duration: 5 hours

  • Led by real Space-Flight Experts, this experience takes you aboard 2 spacecraft launch mission simulations in a full-scale Orion-style capsule and authentic Mission Control Centre
  • Learn how to walk in outer space & find out what it’s like to take a stroll on the surface of Mars!
Kennedy Space Center sign and Explore Tour bus

 Kennedy Space Center Explore Tour

Duration: 2 hours

  • Go even deeper into NASA’s headquarters on this extended close-up tour!
  • Get once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunities from the best spots at Kennedy Space Center

Want to book this experience? Select the Kennedy Space Center Explore Tour Ticket from the options below.

 Mars Base 1 Experience

Duration: Full Day

Can you rise to the challenges of living in the Martian environment?

  • This is the only place on Earth where you can experience living on Mars!
  • Manage the Mars Base Operations Center, harvest vegetables in the Botany Lab, program robots to optimise your solar energy & lots more!

Opening Times

  • Kennedy Space Center is open every day of the year except Christmas Day
  • The Visitor Complex is open from 9am until 5pm (or sometimes later depending on the season)

Seasonal Info

The LC39 Observation Gantry & Orbit are currently closed until further notice

Getting There

How far is Kennedy Space Center from Orlando?

Kennedy Space Center is located in the city of Cape Canaveral, Florida, just off the SR 405

It's about 1-2 hours’ drive from Orlando depending on traffic – perfect for a day trip!

Parking:

Parking is not included with your ticket. The prices for parking per day are as follows:

  • Cars: $10
  • Motorcycles: $5
  • Motor homes, RVs or other oversized vehicles: $15

Disabled parking spaces are available at the same prices, but please note you must possess a valid access parking permit to park here.

The car park will open 30 minutes before the Visitor Complex opens.

Pick-up Points

Any tickets with transport include pick-up from the locations shown on the map below:

Orlando Tours Pick Up Points Map

Children

  • Children age 3 and under go free!
  • Children up to 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult

Restrictions

Height

Height restrictions apply on some of the simulators

Weight

Weight restrictions apply on some of the simulators

Smoking

Designated areas only

Selfie Sticks

Permitted

Photography

Permitted

Disabled Access

Wheelchair Access

  • Access for visitors with disabilities is available throughout the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
  • Wheelchairs and electric scooters are available to rent on a first-come first-served basis at around $10/$25 per day.

Vision Impairments

  • Visitors with impaired vision can take a short orientation of the Visitor Complex on the day of their visit.
  • Free audio guides in 8 languages are available to guests with impaired vision.

Disabled Parking

Disabled parking spaces are available near the entrance of the Visitor Complex.

Facilities

Facilities at Kennedy Space Center include:

  • ATM machines
  • Baby care centres
  • Locker rental
  • Stroller rental
  • Wheelchair rental
  • WiFi

Eating & Drinking

  • Kennedy Space Center has a variety of dining options where you can enjoy sandwiches, hot meals, ice cream and more.
  • Food is not allowed to be brought into the complex
  • Lunch is included with select tickets – please see the individual ticket options for more info

Terms & Conditions

  • Tours are subject to change due to operational requirements of the Kennedy Space Center
  • Our tickets do not include Rocket Launch viewings
  • Occasionally the Visitor Complex may be closed for Rocket Launches - please check directly with Kennedy Space Centre before making the journey to visit

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