The Kennedy Space Center is a great activity to add to your vacation in Orlando. It’s just a few miles east of Orlando so you can easily make a day trip out of it. In fact, there’s a lot of tour packages out of Orlando that include a shuttle to and from Cape Canaveral. Attractions at the Kennedy Space Center include the Shuttle Launch Experience, KSC Tours, IMAX, Astronaut Encounter, Exploration of Space, the Hall of Fame, and more. You’ll need to set aside most of the day to do this though. Start early so you can still enjoy the evening in Orlando. Before you purchase your tickets though, take a moment to read the tips which have been outlined below. They should help you to save a little extra money on your total admission costs. In addition to that you should also find a listing of the latest known coupons for the Kennedy Space Center listed below as well for even more savings.
Discounts & Kennedy Space Center Coupons
- Purchase your tickets ahead of time through ticket discounters like Undercover Tourist. At last check you can save $4 off your admission to the Kennedy Space Center.
- Get the Orlando Magicard. This is a free discount card offered by the convention and visitors bureau. Currently with this card you can save $5 on each admission to the Kennedy Space Center.
- If you are a AAA member show your AAA membership ID and get 10% off your total ticket purchase at Kennedy Space Center.
- If you are a teacher in the state of Florida or Georgia, you get free admission to the Kennedy Space Center. Just call (321) 867-4090 for details.
- If you are in the military show your military ID for 10% off your Kennedy Space Center admission.
- If you are a student or faculty member of the University of Central Florida, purchase your tickets through the business office and save $20 on admission to the Kennedy Space Center.
- Get the Go Orlando Card. You can save you 50% on admissions to over 49 Orlando area attractions with this card. This includes admission to the Kennedy Space Center. Just choose a 1,2,3,5, or 7 day card.
- If you purchase a set of 3 or 4 tickets at a time you can save up to 30% off your admission to the Kennedy Space Center.
- When purchasing your tickets online look for promotional codes. You will see a promotional code box at the bottom of the payment page. Enter the coupon here and then just click apply. You will see the discount appear on the review and confirmation page.
Orlando Vacation Packages
Check with the local hotels in both Orlando and Cocoa Beach. Many of them offer free tickets or Kennedy Space Center coupons for discount admission with your stay. The Hilton, World Quest Resort, and Shades of Green (the military hotel on Walt Disney World property) all offer Kennedy Space Center vacation packages.
Hours of operation for the Kennedy Space Center are 9am – 6pm. It’s open every day except for December 25th. Bus tours begin at 10am with the last bus departing at 2:45pm. Admission includes the IMAX movies, all exhibits, the Hall of Fame, and all simulators. Additional guided tours and experiences are also available for an additional charge. There is a parking fee of $10 per vehicle at the Kennedy Space Center.