ENTER THE APOLLO ERAThere are moments in American history that unified our country and shifted our culture. The Apollo moon landings represent one of these pivotal periods. Experience the wonder of Project Apollo from the days leading up to the first launch to the moon landings that followed. At the Apollo/Saturn V Center, stand in amazement under the gigantic Saturn V, the largest rocket ever flown! Discover historic moments with Apollo 8 and the Firing Room, in the Lunar Theater, and view legendary artifacts in the Apollo Treasures Gallery. Here, get an up-close look at the moments and monuments that helped America win the race to the moon.
Mission Zone Overview
- Allow 2-3 Hours Including the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour and Return Trip
- Only accessible via the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour
- Return shuttle buses leave Apollo/Saturn V Center every 15 minutes and travel 20 minutes to the main visitor complex
- Moon Rock Cafe
- Wheelchair Accessible
AstrovanAstronauts from the Apollo era and the first few shuttle missions used this van for their ride from crew quarters to the launch pad.
Launch Umbilical TowerSegments of the Apollo Programs rocket pad launch support system astronauts traveled on to reach the capsule atop the Saturn V rocket.
Skylab Mating AdapterThe mating adapter provided the ability to dock spacecraft with Skylab, the first U.S. space station.
Apollo/Saturn V Guided ToursGuided tours take place several times daily.
Moon RoverThe first lunar rover was used during the Apollo 15 mission allowing astronauts to traverse across the moon's surface.
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