Space Center Houston

Save 47% on admission to the top 5 Houston attractions with CityPASS.


  • Go inside the multiple exhibit complex Independence Plaza, featuring the original shuttle carrier aircraft NASA 905 with the high-fidelity shuttle replica Independence mounted on top.
  • Discover our new, twice-flown SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the only Falcon 9 on display outside the SpaceX Headquarters.
  • Stand close to multiple flown spacecraft, including Gemini V, Faith 7, Apollo 17 and and a SpaceX Falcon 9.
  • Take a tram tour onto a working NASA facility and visit Rocket Park, where you will get an up close look at a massive Saturn V rocket.
  • Walk inside the massive Skylab Trainer, where astronauts first trained for life in space.
  • Explore a comprehensive spacesuit collection, including astronaut Pete Conrad’s spacesuit, worn on the moon.


1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, Texas 77058
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Open daily, 10am-5pm
Extended seasonal hours; visit website for current information.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

(281) 244-2100


10% off Your Purchase: Get 10% off your purchase in the SpaceTrader or Gift Station.

Galaxy Lights: From November 13-January 2, explore the most interactive and technologically advanced light display in Texas. This is a separately ticketed event not included with CityPASS admission; find more information and buy tickets here.

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Advice for Visitors


  • Start your day with a visit to the Information Desk; speak to a guest services representative and pick-up a free map.
  • Arrive early and allow 4 to 5 hours to enjoy the many attractions.
  • Sign up for the Space Center Houston newsletter and connect on social media by visiting
  • For tips, suggested itineraries and much more, visit Space Center Houston’s comprehensive Visitor Info page.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.
  • Download the Space Center Houston app to get your NASA Tram Tour boarding pass, interactive mobile tour features audio tour, GPS maps, selfie filters, augmented reality experiences, and more!


  • Dining: Zero-G Diner; outdoor picnic area
  • Gift Shops: SpaceTrader, Gift Station

Visitor Safety:

  • Space Center Houston has safety protocols in place to ensure a safe environment for its guests and staff; learn more on the Center's website.

Parking/Transportation: Paid parking available. Get directions here.