We love exploring all the fun things there are to do in Central Florida. This past weekend, we had the opportunity to check out the Kennedy Space Center. If you are interested in science, history, and space exploration, this is a great place to experience.

General Information

Daily admission starts at $57 for adults and $47 for children aged 3-11. Daily admission includes the Heros and Legends Astronaut Hall of Fame, Space Shuttle Atlantis with the Shuttle Launch Experience, Apollo/Saturn V Center through the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour, Astronaut Encounter presentations, Planet Play, Rock Garden, Journey to Mars, 3D Space Films, and Character Experiences. For additional costs, you can add on Chat with an Astronaut, Special Interest Tours, and the Astronaut Training Experience.

There are a lot of interesting things to see at the space center. One of my favorites was the Space Shuttle Atlantis. It was surreal to be in the presence of a real space shuttle that served 33 missions in space. We could also see the new Artemis rocket from a distance sitting on the launch pad which was really cool to see. We are excited to come back and see a live rocket launch. You can find more information about rocket launches here.

Here are some images of a few of the things we saw.

You might be wondering what else the Space Center offers, especially if you have children. Planet Play is a fully immersive multi-story play experience for children aged 2-12. It includes games, climbable areas, and more. Parents can enjoy coffee, wine, or beer in the lounge while they watch their children explore. There are also gift shops for those looking for souvenirs and a handful of dining options. The space center also offers camps and other educational experiences.

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Amy Krieger

Amy loves all things Disney from the theme parks and resorts to the beloved films. She and her husband, Paul, are originally from Wheeling, West Virginia. They now live in Central Florida with their two fur-kids, Odie the greyhound and Hermes the Spanish galgo. As Disney Vacation Club members and Disney World Annual Passholders, they visit Disney World and other Disney properties as often as possible. Amy is a contributing writer for movingtoorlando.com, wdwinfo.com, dvcfan.com, and dclfan.com. She is also a loan originator for Monera Financial, a World of DVC company.

One thought on “Things to Do in Orlando: Kennedy Space Center

  • You can get discounted tickets if you are retired military or have served…..shades of green or the naval,base near the airport can help with is….you save 11 bucks which will help buy your lunch!
    We went a few weeks ago and had a great time, well worth your time

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