Introduction
Introduction

ENTER THE APOLLO ERA

There are moments in American history that unified our country and shifted our culture. The Apollo moon-landing era represents one of these pivotal periods. Experience the wonder of Project Apollo from the days leading up to the first launch to the moon landing that followed. Discover historic moments in the Firing Room Theater and the Lunar Theater, and view legendary artifacts in the Apollo Treasures Gallery. Stand in amazement under the gigantic Saturn V, the largest rocket ever flown! Get an up-close look at the moments and monuments that helped America win the race to the moon.
Mission Zone Overview
  • page detail Allow 2-3 Hours Including the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour and Return Trip
  • transport Only accessible via the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour
  • transport Return shuttle buses leave Apollo/Saturn V Center every 15 minutes and travel 20 minutes to the main visitor complex
  • page detail Moon Rock Cafe
  • page detail Shopping
  • page detail Wheelchair Accessible
  • page detail Map
Key Attractions

Apollo 8 and the Firing Room

Exploring the Moon

Lunar Theater

Apollo Treasures Gallery

Look Closer
Astrovan

Astrovan

Astronauts 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 tower

Launch Umbilical Tower

Segments of the Apollo Programs rocket pad launch support system astronauts traveled on to reach the capsule atop the Saturn V rocket.
Skylab mating adapter

Skylab Mating Adapter

The mating adapter provided the ability to dock spacecraft with Skylab, the first U.S. space station.
Apollo guided tour at Kennedy Space Center

Apollo/Saturn V Guided Tours

Guided tours take place several times daily.
Moon Rover exhibit at Apollo/Saturn V Center

Moon Rover

The first lunar rover was used during the Apollo 15 mission allowing astronauts to traverse across the moon's surface.
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Astronaut Mike Foreman

Meet Astronaut Mike Foreman

November 10, 2016 | 11:00 AM

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