U.S. Air Force Space & Missile Museum, Cape Canaveral

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The Air Force Space and Missile Museum is located at Launch Complex 26 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. It includes artifacts from the early American space program and includes an outdoor rocket garden displaying rockets, missiles and space-related equipment chronicling the US Air Force.
The museum is accessible to the public as a part of the "Cape Canaveral: Then and Now" tour offered by the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex four days per week. Free tours are also offered by the Air Force 45th Space Wing Community Relations office.
The Air Force Space and Missile History Center, a companion to the museum, is open to the general public six days a week. The History Center is located just outside the south gate of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
United States Air Force Space and Missile History Center is an extension of the Air Force Space and Missile Museum outside the gate 1 of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station which opened to the public August 14, 2010. It is located in a 3200sqft facility and highlights the progress and history of the space program. The museum features displays which chronicle the story of each of the launch pads from its establishment in 1949 as the Joint Long Range Proving Ground. Exhibits contain artifacts dating back to the 1950s and include parts to launch vehicles and control systems.
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  • We’re staying in Cape Canaveral at are time share and got to watch the launch. We also came to visit Kennedy Space Center which is on my bucket list. First, it’s not there fault that most of the...  more »
  • Great day even with closed exhibits from Covid and many things closed fro remodeling. We spent 5 hours learning and enjoying the exhibits. The actual flight take off simulator was amazing! Mars here....  more »
  • Robert Graveline, the Docent, gave a very interesting and entertaining tour, with personal first-hand stories only he could tell. I always cherish when I get to meet someone who has that knowledge and passion. I highly recommend taking the tour - short, but very sweet.
  • We were able to visit this through our Kennedy space center tour. It's small, but definitely a great stop. The volunteers that do the tours are full of knowledge and passion. Take cash the small gift shop is a $10 minimum purchase for cards.

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