Behind the Scenes at Kennedy Space Center

During the government shutdown, the Explore Tour will be suspended. All Special Interest Tour ticket holders can call the Reservations Department at 1.855.433.4210 or visiting Will Call for a refund or to inquire about future tour dates after the shutdown.

Ride along with a space expert on a tour of America’s Spaceport. The Explore Tour takes visitors beyond the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour, making several stops to capture once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunities. See icons of spaceflight operations like the Vehicle Assembly Building, historic Launch Complex 39 and disembark to capture once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunities.




Tour availability and routes may be altered at any time with or without any notice due to operational requirements. Safety protocols require an alternate tour bus route during days leading up to a launch from Launch Complex 39A. 

Attraction Details
  • Add on Available as an add-on enhancement
  • dining icon Moon Rock Cafe available at Apollo/Saturn V Center
  • Hours icon Allow 2 Hours
  • shopping icon Shopping available at Apollo/Saturn V Center
  • transport Tour concludes at Apollo/Saturn V Center
  • bathrooms Restrooms available at Apollo/Saturn V Center
  • transport Return buses leave every 15 minutes
  • page detail Wheelchair Accessible
  • transport Return Trip 20 minutes
  • reserved Advanced Reservations Are Recommended
  • page detail Multiple tours are not recommended
  • page detail Map
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All exhibits are subject to change and tours may be altered or closed due to operational requirements or launch preparations.