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Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Public Tour

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Address: State Road 401 and Poseidon Ave., Cape Canaveral, FL 32925
Phone Number: 321-494-5945
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Description: FREE historic bus tour for the general public every Wednesday and...
FREE historic bus tour for the general public every Wednesday and Thursday, schedule subject to change based on mission requirements. The three-hour tour includes a visit to the Air Force Space and Missile Museum, active and retired launch pads, and the historic Cape Canaveral Lighthouse. Reservations are highly encouraged and seating is limited, walk-ins will be accommodated if seating permits. Bus and most facilities are NOT handicapped accessible.
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visited s part of our cruise ,we were lucky enough to be there when a rocket was lunched to re supply the space station, what n experience. First you see the rocket going up with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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lisburn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

visited s part of our cruise ,we were lucky enough to be there when a rocket was lunched to re supply the space station, what n experience. First you see the rocket going up with big jet of flame, then the sound hits you, then the shockwaves truly amazing. A once in a lifetime experience. Must state only saw all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The moon stones were fantastic. An actual rocket is on display with access to the command module, moon rovers and G-suits were also on display.

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Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I was lucky enough to attend a corporate dinner at the space centre. This was my third visit, each time something changes. Arriving in the evening, the car park is empty, walking our way to the park entry and seeing that magnificent view of the SST's Booster Rockets and Fuel Tank all lit up, positioned for an imaginable night time... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

First off, at this date (early 2015) I don't know of any free bus tours of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. You can visit it from Kennedy Space Center as a $25 add-on to the $50 price of a general admission ticket. Is it worth it? Yes. Is it difficult to see so much of the history of U.S. spaceflight... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Loved seeing the shuttle up close and meeting the seamstress (yes even a lot of the outside was sewn together). Well run experience and can easily spend a day, didn't get to the second attraction that is included so can't comment on that.

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Growing up, I used to dream of becoming an astronaut. Now, I can go to the Space Coast and see where my dreams could have taken me. Also if you go, don't forget to ride the Space Shuttle Experience. It's something you want forget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We went to Cape Canaveral the day after the US government shut down, however we were still able to see and experience alot. We could not do the tour of the launch sites but had a great time anyway reall would recommend this attraction to anyone visiting the area. We visited in early October 2013.

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Arcachon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We were impressed by all that we saw at the Kennedy Space center The bus tour was interesting but the driver An old Man who looked Like an eagle was not friendly and not enthousiastic in his comments😞 Fortunately the Rockets thé Space conquest history were gorgeous Especially thé Space shuttle Atlantis and thé iMax So you must go there... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I thought the $50 entrance fee at first was over the top,however in hindsight it was very good value for money. Allow the day. We were there 3 hours and did not get to see a lot of it. The site visit to the different launch pads and facilities was a lot more than I expected we would get access... More 

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Aurora, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We were totally overwhelmed by the Atlantis Exhibit ! To have someone there who has been there and done that on stage to talk with us was very up close and personal. A must see only about an hour from Orlando.

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