Space Center Houston

Blast Off to Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston

Did you know that NASA launches most of their shuttles and rockets right in Houston, Texas? Galveston is less than an hour’s drive away from Houston, allowing you and your family to explore the many attractions found in this populous city. The Space Center Houston is one of the country’s most popular science attractions and is home to NASA. You can explore the exciting exhibits and see some of NASA’s projects up close and personal. Here is what you can find with a trip to the Space Center Houston:

Exciting Attractions

You will find dozens of exciting attractions at the Space Center Houston that are great for an educational yet thrilling experience for all ages. Take a virtual tour of our red neighbor Mars and explore this interactive exhibit; you can even touch a real piece of Mars with a rock that was brought back! Or check out the recently opened Planet Pioneers exhibit that shows you how we can explore, adapt, and survive on a mission to colonize other planets. Your eyes will be on the sky wondering what is next after enjoying these scientific exhibits. Several exhibits rotate throughout the year and are typically open for two to three months.

NASA Tram Tour

Get a behind the scenes look at the operations of NASA with the NASA Tram Tour. This tour is the Space Center’s most popular attraction and is included with your entry ticket. You and your family can explore the Johnson Space Center, where our nation’s astronauts train; it has served as the hub for space exploration for decades. The tour will take you through the Astronaut Training Facility, Mission Control Center, and the Rocket Park.

Finding the Space Center Houston

Make the short trip to Houston to check out the Space Center Houston during your next stay in Galveston. This national attraction can be found at 1601 E NASA Pkwy and is open 10:00am to 5:00 Monday through Friday and from 10:00am to 6:00pm on the weekends. Call with any questions at 281-244-2100 or visit their website found at for tickets.

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