Current Visitor Complex Updates
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex remains open for visitors during the government shutdown, including bus transportation to the Apollo/Saturn V Center.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is operated for NASA by Delaware North and is not supported by government or tax-payer funding. This allows the visitor complex to remain open. Since the complex is completely funded by visitor-generated revenue, we thank you for visiting!
Q: What is open at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex?
All exhibits, programs and attractions at the visitor complex are accessible. There will be direct bus routes to the Apollo/Saturn V Center. This route does pass NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building. During your visit you will also have access to the following, as well:
- Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex®
- Spaceport KSC
- Apollo/Saturn V Center via bus transportation
- Space Shuttle Atlantis®
- Shuttle Launch Experience®
- 3D space films in the IMAX® Theater
- Astronaut Encounter
- Rocket Garden
- Journey to Mars
- Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®
- Universe Theater with shows
- Shopping and dining
Q: How does the U.S. government shutdown have an impact on Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex?
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex remains open to the public. Guests can visit all attractions, exhibits and programs located at the visitor complex.
Q: What if I have already purchased a Special Interest Bus Tour?
Visitors who have purchased a KSC Explore Tour will be communicated to and receive refunds for their KSC Explore Tour ticket value.
Q: What if I have purchased a Special Interest Tour and want to reschedule it?
We are happy to reschedule your bus tour. We closely monitor the situation and once the government shutdown period ends, and tour operations resume we can reschedule your tour.