The U. S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL, has the greatest collection of rockets and space memorabilia anywhere.
Rides In Space At the U. S. Space and Rocket Center, you'll find some of the most awesome space rides on the planet!
- 140 feet straight up in 2.5 seconds
- 4 G's of force
- 2 - 3 seconds of weightlessness
- 1G free fall
- Must be 54" tall to ride
- Hang on for a wild ride!
- Your craft hovers over Alpha Base and the rough terrain of the Red Planet.
- Discover Martian secrets and see why it's a ride within a ride.
Lunar Lander: Let your young astronaut experience a unique landing on the Lunar Surface.
- Experience 3 G's pushing on your body!
- As the speed increases you will actually rise up in your seat.
- You must be 48" tall to ride the G-Force Accelerator.
- Dream of docking the command module to the Space Station.
- Crawl up into the rocket and picture being launched to the Moon.
- For children under the age of 8 accompanied by an adult.
Inclement Weather Statement:
- All simulators must close for 20 minutes for each lightning or thunder strike
- Space Shot cannot operate in high winds, rain, or temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
Experience being in the middle of the action with the unmatched clarity of the highest quality film format in the world - IMAX?. Take in incredible vistas as if you're actually there.
Whether you're 1 or 100, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center has something for you!
- Hands-on learning experiences
- Thrilling rides: go to Mars and experience the sensation of weightlessness
- Actual vehicles and artifacts from U. S. and Russian Space Programs
- Space-related play areas for young visitors
- One of the largest collection of rockets in the world
Hours of Operation The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is open from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM year round.
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is closed on the following holidays:
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
- New Year's Eve
- New Year's Day.
Combination Admission (Includes Museum, Rocket Park and one movie in our Spacedome IMAX? Theater.)
- Adults $16.95 USD
- Children 3-12 $11.95 USD
- Children under 3 admitted at no charge
- Adults $12.00 USD
- Children 3-12 $8.00 USD
- Adults $7.50
- Children 3-12 $6.50 USD