Space Center Houston, Houston

Space Center Houston at the Johnson Space Center is the Visitors Center for NASA’s Mission Control and Astonaut Training facility!  It’s filled with interactive and fun exhibits that kids will love, as well as terrific historical attractions of the Apollo missions, Space Shuttle and the Moon!  You can tour the inside of the Space Shuttle Independence replica, and take the tram tour to the Mission Control and Rocket Park!


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Know Before You Go

Parking is good all day, so you can come and go.

There is a large food court, or you can use the outside picnic tables if you choose to bring your own food!


Allow at least 4 hours to see and do everything.




Independence Plaza

The replica of the shuttle Independence offers a glimpse into life on a shuttle, with plenty of interactive displays about the Shuttle Program!

Tram Tours

The 90-minute tour takes you to Mission Control and to Rocket Park!


Gift Shop

Space Center Houston offers a HUGE gift shop, with all sorts of fun souvenirs!

Things To Do in Houston


Spend a day exploring Hermann Park, with great trails, a miniature train, pedal boats, and the beautiful McGovern Centennial Gardens to explore. Click HERE to read more!

Watch the bats take flight nightly from Buffalo Bayou Park on Waugh Dr. Bridge.  Click HERE to read more.

Play on the Kemah Boardwalk!  Click HERE to read more!


You just have to go to Tookies, one of my very favorite burgers!  Click HERE to visit their website!


You really can’t go wrong at the Hilton NASA Clear Lake Hilton, overlooking the water!  Click HERE to read more.

Space Center Houston

1601 NASA Rd 1, Houston 

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