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Frequently Asked Questions About the Kennedy Space Center

If you're planning a visit to the Kennedy Space Center, you might have a few questions before booking your tickets. Keep reading to find out the answers to the most common questions asked by visitors.

Tickets & Tours

Q. How much are the Kennedy Space Center tickets?

A. Kennedy Space Center tickets start from $80.25.

Q. Which is the best Kennedy Space Center ticket?

A. The Kennedy Space Center admission ticket with the explore tour and round trip transfers is the best option for your visit. You get to explore this amazing facility along with an expert guide without having to worry about transportation.

Q. Can you walk around the Kennedy Space Center for free?

A. No, you will need to book tickets to enter the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Q. Which Kennedy Space Center tour is the best?

A. All the Kennedy Space Center tours have something great to offer. Take a look at all the tour options here to see which one suits you best.

Q. How much does it cost to watch a launch at the Kennedy Space Center?

A. The prices of launch tickets vary. The upcoming SpaceX launch is priced at $250.

Q. What is included with my daily admission ticket?

A. Your daily admission ticket gives you access to the 5 Mission Zones and all the attractions inside them.

Q. Why should I book my Kennedy Space Center tickets online?

A. The Kennedy Space Center is a popular tourist attraction, bringing in millions of visitors every year. Booking your tickets online will save you the hassle of waiting in line at the ticket counter and give you much more time inside the facility.

Q. What will I see on the Kennedy Space Center tour?

A. The Kennedy Space Center tour gives you access to all the Mission Zones, plus restricted areas like the Vehicle Assembly Building, launch sites, and other operational facilities.

Q. How do I see a rocket launch at the Kennedy Space Center?

A. To see a rocket launch at the Kennedy Space Center, you will need to book tickets in advance.

Cancellation & Discounts

Q. Are there any discounts on Kennedy Space Center tickets?

A. Children between the ages 3 to 11 can enjoy discounted tickets. Additionally, cashback offers are available if you book your Kennedy Space Center tickets online.

Q. Can I cancel my Kennedy Space Center tickets?

A. Unfortunately, your Kennedy Space Center tickets cannot be cancelled or rescheduled.

Visitor Information

Q. Is there a lot of walking to do at the Kennedy Space Center?

A. Yes, there is a significant amount of walking to do at the Kennedy Space Center. The Visitor Complex is spread out over 70 acres and includes multiple exhibits, attractions, and viewing areas. However, the Kennedy Space Center does offer shuttle buses and trams to help visitors get around the complex, and there are also accessible options for those with mobility concerns.

Q. Are face masks required at the Kennedy Space Center?

A. Face masks are not mandatory inside the Kennedy Space Center, however, visitors are encouraged to wear a face covering in indoor areas and crowded spaces.

Q. Are there real spacecraft inside the Kennedy Space Center?

A. Yes, you get an up-close look at real rockets and shuttles inside the Kennedy Space Center.

Q. Are wheelchairs and strollers available for rent at the Kennedy Space Center?

A. Yes, wheelchairs and strollers are available for rent at the Kennedy Space Center. Manual wheelchairs can be rented for a daily fee, and electric scooters can also be rented for visitors with mobility limitations. Strollers are also available for rent for young children. Contact the Kennedy Space Center in advance so appropriate arrangements can be made.

Q. Are animals allowed inside the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex?

A. Only guide dogs and service animals are allowed inside the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. However, there is an indoor kennel for pets. Visitors are encouraged to provide food and snacks for their pets.

Q. What should I wear to the Kennedy Space Center?

A. Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended for your visit to the Kennedy Space Center. Clothes with objectionable or obscene material will not be permitted.

When to Visit

Q. How long does it take to visit the Kennedy Space Center?

A. We recommend spending an entire day exploring all the attractions at the Kennedy Space Center.

Q. What is the best time of year to visit the Kennedy Space Center?

A. The best time of year to visit the Kennedy Space Center depends on individual preferences, but most visitors prefer the fall, winter, and early spring months for milder temperatures and fewer crowds.

Q. Do you need a full day at the Kennedy Space Center?

A. Yes, we recommend planning for a full day at the Kennedy Space Center to fully experience all the exhibits, attractions, and tours.

Q. Can you do Kennedy Space Center in half a day?

A. While it's possible to visit some parts of the Kennedy Space Center in half a day, it may be difficult to fully experience everything the complex has to offer in such a short amount of time. We suggest visiting the most popular attractions like Heroes & Legends, the Saturn V Rocket, and the Space Shuttle Atlantis, if you’re in a time crunch.

Getting There

Q. How far away is the Kennedy Space Center from Disney World?

A. The Kennedy Space Center is located approximately 55 miles (88.5 kilometers) east of Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Depending on traffic conditions, the drive between the two attractions can take approximately one hour and 15 minutes to two hours.

Q. How far away is the Kennedy Space Center from Orlando?

A. The Kennedy Space Center is located approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) east of downtown Orlando, Florida. The drive between the two destinations can take approximately one hour to one hour and 30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

Q. Is there free parking at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex?

A. Parking is available at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a small fee.

Q. Is transportation available from Orlando to the Kennedy Space Center?

A. Yes, you can opt for round-trip transportation to and from the Kennedy Space Center. Pickup locations are spread across the city.

Food & Drinks

Q. Can I bring my own food and drinks inside the Kennedy Space Center?

A. Food and drinks from outside can be carried in soft-sided containers only.

Q. Are there any restaurants inside the Kennedy Space Center?

A. Yes, the Kennedy Space Center has a range of restaurants and food stalls with an assortment of food and drink options.




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Combo: Kennedy Space Center + Airboat Safari + Round-Trip Transfers
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