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A 7 story attraction full of exhibits and interactive displays.
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670 Dave Nisbet Dr, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920-4514
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+1 321-394-3408
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three stories of views and culture with a great gift shop. Learn about Canaveral culture at your own pace and watch a quick video about the area in an intimate theater. Stunning photo opps, especially at night. I hear you can book a party or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was well organized and easy to learn more history. Reaching all seven floors was at ones own pace thanks to the elevators.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Audrey T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great views from top floor.... building looks like a miniature of Jumeirah hotel in Dubai! Newly opened so work in progress but some interesting history on the cape and the space center...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Diana D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to enjoy looking at all the displays. It is a great venue to rent for a party. The view is amazing of the port especially at night. Self guided tour is easy and informative

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Cher F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw this one day when visiting Grill's Tiki Bar and took the self-guided tour. A very easy and informative tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill G
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

The views are spectacular (7th Floor.) It's also a great opportunity to learn about the history of the area. Parking is free and admission is no more than $7/Person depending on age and where you live (as of 11/04/2018.) Definitely worth a visit and don't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bea S
Reviewed October 23, 2018

If you have nothing else to do and want to kill some time this is a nice place to do it. Nice view of the cruise ships and surrounding area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa B
ExplorationTowerMgr, Guest Relations Manager at Exploration Tower, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you for your visit!

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

The Tower was nothing but an eyesore to me UNTIL I took the time to visit. Starts off with a nice little gift shop, clean restrooms and such. The interactive displays are fun and informative. I absolutely loved the view from the outside. There is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank maruke57
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Exploration Tower surprised us - it is so small. The web site makes it look big and impressive but it certainly is not. But it is very nice & relaxing. Each floor has its own theme: a museum, gift shop, observation deck. Well worth $4...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diane P
ExplorationTowerMgr, Guest Relations Manager at Exploration Tower, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you for visiting!

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Went to Port Canaveral and after eating decided to check out the Observation Tower. Each level has something of interest and history of the area. The top view is beautiful and you can see the Port Canaveral lighthouse and out to the Atlantic Ocean. If...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Kathweld
ExplorationTowerMgr, Guest Relations Manager at Exploration Tower, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for sharing your feedback!

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Companion30473
September 9, 2018|
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Response from ExplorationTowerMgr | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. The general admission is $6.50. We also have discounted rates of $4 for seniors 65 and older, residents of Brevard County, FL and Military both active and retired. Children between 3-10 are... More
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chkho
March 4, 2018|
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Response from Joan B |
1/4 mile- mile, depending on cruise line.
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KathyW6629
February 26, 2018|
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Response from ExplorationTowerMgr | Property representative |
EXPLORATION TOWER ADMISSION General Admission Adult $6.50 (plus tax) Adult Annual Pass $22.50 (plus tax) Child Annual Pass $15.00 (plus tax) Child (3-10) $3.75 ( plus tax) Brevard Residents Adult $4.00 (plus tax) Child... More
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