Exploration Meets Education 

Inspire the next generation of space explorers with a Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex field trip. Here, your students will launch into a galaxy of fun and learning through authentic NASA science, technology. engineering and math. While Kennedy Space Center's story has a rich history, it is still an active, multi-user spaceport.

During a field trip, students come face-to-face with Space Shuttle Atlantis®, explore the massive 363 foot-long Saturn V moon rocket at the Apollo/Saturn V Center, tour NASA's spaceflight operations, interact with immersive simulators and exhibits, and so much more.

Additional ways to enhance your field trip include taking a guided bus tour, sitting down for Lunch with An Astronaut, experiencing real NASA missions with Cosmic Quest, or customizing your visit with the KSC SmartGuide



  •  A trip to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is a full-day experience.
  • There is a 15 students minimum to qualify for a group rate.
  • We are unable to accommodate walk-up groups.
  • One-week advance reservation suggested; some programs or add-on enhancements require full payment at the time of booking.
  • Chaperone Policy:
    • One chaperone for every five students in kindergarten through grade 5.
    • One chaperone for every 10 students in grade 6 through 12.


In addition to day trips, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex educational programs support the National Science Standards and NASA STEM initiatives.




To reserve a field trip, call 1.855.433.4210 daily 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST to speak with the Reservations Department about different field trip options.


Kennedy Space Center is a working space launch facility and programs are subject to change.

Field Trip Activities

Kennedy Online Outreach & Learning (KOOL)

Salute to Science

Trip Planner
Family at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex entrance