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U.S. Air Force Space & Missile Museum

100 Space Port Way, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920-4000
+1 321-730-0055
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Nice exhibits

Very thorough history of the space industry highlighted. Many interesting exhibits - rockets... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rita S
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Brevard County, Florida
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Simple way to learn about the space program

The 31 year old Sands Air Force Space and Missile Museum at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
D W
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Central Florida, Florida
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100 Space Port Way, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920-4000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very thorough history of the space industry highlighted. Many interesting exhibits - rockets, memorabilia, equipment. Very knowledgeable volunteer staff. Quaint gift shop on site. Free admission.

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The 31 year old Sands Air Force Space and Missile Museum at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station just north of Cocoa Beach is one of those hidden gem types of places. And it is FREE!!! It is located just past the entrance to one...More

1  Thank D W
Reviewed 28 June 2017

.Robert Graveline gave an excellent informative tour. America's space program came alive during his narrative about the courageous, creative work done to put the first man on the moon. Forget Disney fluff, and bring your children to a place where America's dreams have actually come...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you can make a choice between the many attractions in Florida/Orlando, this is a must do. Well documented, good explanations, impressive history presented extraordinarly well.

Thank haktus
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It's only a small museum, but totally worth a visit. Some very rare and interesting artefacts, giving a history of the early space program. Perfectly complements a visit to Kennedy Space Centre.

Thank E6095STbb
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Must See in Florida Ever seen a Saturn V Rocket in real life? Well you will and its amazing! Greate for entire Family

Thank Markus P
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The first thing I want to mention is the address is not going to get you there via GPS; just put in Port Canaveral Air force Base & you'll see the blue signs to follow on the right & it is behind Space X. Interesting...More

Thank Vicky T
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We spent an hour walking through this "time capsule" of US space history with a tour guide who had been involved with the space program since 1952. His knowledge was incredible as he described the amazing astronauts and the details of various flights and projects....More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

A mostly volunteer staff make this a great place to visit. Most of the volunteers have worked in the Space Industry, so you're really talking about veterans and pioneers. The exhibits are nice but could use funding. Good geek day!

Thank Wingnutpizzalover
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our family recenty did the Behind the Gates - Early Space Tour. It was a great experience. Our 15-year-old son who is a history buff really enjoyed! Our 8-year-old daughter was also very intrigued and not bored at all! It was an exceptional tour, and...More

1  Thank deedee10262017
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Susan642013
4 May 2017|
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Response from Schuler_CD | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It was free but they do ask for a donation. It is separate from the space center which is not open for the general public. Have to drive north to the NASA visitors center for public tours.
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Dina H
4 February 2016|
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Response from lodown0820 | Reviewed this property |
Dina: The best view is along the causeway from Titusville to the Wildlife Refuge, but yes it does have an excellent view in front of the northern-most building in the complex
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Will S
24 November 2015|
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Response from Northjetty |
Their website says free parking and admission. I do believe the accept donations.
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