U.S. Space & Rocket Center

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is a Smithsonian Affiliate, the Official Visitor Center for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, and the home of Space Camp. We have one of the largest collections of rockets and space memorabilia on display anywhere in the world.
  • Open daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day

  • Have a question about the U.S. Space & Rocket Center museum, exhibits, or simulators? Call (256)721-7114 or click here to contact us.

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$150 for each participant

Participants will embark on an exciting journey into the world of SCUBA diving in our Underwater Astronaut Trainer learning skills and descending 24’ to the bottom in order to experience Neutral Buoyancy. Guest will learn skills it takes to be confident and safe underwater from a skilled Dive…

$35 | $25 Members

DIVR+ is a virtual reality snorkeling system with sensory feedback. Participants wear a waterproof VR headset and breathe from a snorkel. Cutting-edge technology creates an unbelievably realistic VR experience for one of three experiences, Space, Ocean or Dragons. Pick one or more of the following…

Included with general admission

Open every day, weather depending. Train like an astronaut and experience three times the force of gravity as you test your will in the G-Force Accelerator! Experience 3 Gs pushing on your body! Push against centrifugal force to test your strength. You must be at least 48 inches tall to ride…

$12 | $10 Members

The Multi-Axis Training simulates a spacecraft/aircraft tumble. Participants ride strapped and suspended in a chair assembly inside three rotating rings. Minimum Height - 48" Maximum Weight - 260lbs. Must wear closed-toe/closed-heel shoes Medical restrictions apply Available daily General…

$12 | $10 Members

Fly an F-18 Super Hornet as you sit in a cockpit and grace the skies in this simulated flight. Learn from our instructors how to navigate and fly this aircraft as you experience a taste of what it means to be a fighter pilot. For ages 7 and up Available daily General admission required Subject…

$10 a participant | $8 member

This HD motion-based simulator is a five-minute, multi-sensory experience that combines a movie-like audiovisual presentation using a high-definition projection screen and surround sound, with the motion of the ride compartment. There are different rides available, including “Red Baron” and “Black…