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Security

Security Information

Kennedy Space Center is protected as a federal government facility. For the safety of visitors and employees, the following items are not permitted at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex:

  • Firearms of any type, including those belonging to off-duty law enforcement
  • Ammunition of any type
  • Pepper or Mace sprays
  • Knives of any type, including any item with a blade
  • Glass containers
  • Alcoholic beverages

Additionally, large coolers, luggage and other large bags are not permitted through the front gate. Be prepared: all bags, backpacks and other items may be opened and inspected at the discretion of security officers. If any of the above items are discovered, you will be asked to return them to your vehicle. If you choose not to return the items to your vehicle, you must surrender them to a security officer. Surrendered items will not be returned to you. All visitors must pass through a metal-detecting magnetometer screening device.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation. Safety is a priority at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. 

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