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Space Center Houston Admission Ticket provided by Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston Admission Ticket

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 20-07-14 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Space Center Houston Admission Ticket
You must reserve a timed entry ticket after you book, using the instructions on your ticket. While children under three years old receive free admission, they still need a timed admission ticket. Guests can select tickets for every hour from when the center opens until 2 p.m.
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Updated 20-07-14 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Due to added safety precautions, you will need a timed ticket to enter and can reserve your time after you book, using the instructions on your ticket. Forget the fuss of buying admission tickets at the last minute and pre-book entry to the Space Center Houston. The ticket provides all-day access to the center: letting you explore must-sees such as the Astronaut and Starship Galleries; take a tram tour of the NASA Johnson Space Center, and more; at your own pace.
  • 1-day admission ticket to the Space Center Houston
  • Book ahead to save time and hassle while you’re on vacation
  • See all the highlights: Starship Gallery, NASA Tram, Mission Mars, and more
Important Information
  • All exhibits and attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Space Center Houston
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase at Zero-G Diner on site)
  • Souvenirs (available for purchase)
  • Parking (additional $5 fee)
  • Your timed entry ticket must be reserved after booking
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Audio guide available in English and Spanish (additional fee)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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SantaFeDiva wrote a review Jan. 12
Espanola, New Mexico1,141 contribution373 helpful votes
We have been here before, but it was not as crowded as the first time, so we got a lot more time enjoying the exhibits. The tram tour is worth it, and you get to see things up front and personal like a Saturn rocket and watching people work on robotics and capsules. Its all so
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Date of experience: January 2021
1 Helpful vote
Rodrigo V wrote a review Jan. 4
Guadalajara, Mexico247 contributions73 helpful votes
It is almost as if no investment has been placed on this Space Center and they are running exhibitions and machines from the late 90's. The place is pretty far from Downtown Houston and honestly not that worthy (unless you have young children that really want to go). The
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Date of experience: December 2020
Boris E wrote a review Jan. 3
Harrisonburg, Virginia669 contributions203 helpful votes
If you are traveling to Houston for the first time and have never been to the Johnson Space Center, then you should pay to a visit to Space Center Houston. Just keep in mind that there will be a lot of limitations due to COVID-19, but there are still some activities that can be
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Date of experience: December 2020
4 Helpful votes
val m wrote a review Nov. 2020
United States135 contributions48 helpful votes
The tram tour would have been better had we been able to hear the guide! The ride to the two buildings that are entered he gives a talk, but we could not hear a word! BE SURE YOU SIT BACK WHERE THE GUIDE IS! We weren't given that heads up...frustrating! Once inside the
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Date of experience: November 2020
1 Helpful vote
NickS wrote a review Nov. 2020
Austin, Texas36 contributions1 helpful vote
My relatives from Europe visited Texas in 2019. I'm in Austin but we wanted to visit Houston as well. Space Center is one of the best places we visited in Houston. It was fun for both adults and kids. Tickets are around 24-30$. Kids have discount. Where else you can touch a real
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Space Center Houston
You must do this while in Houston
Have you ever seen a 300-yard space ship up close or a lunar robot? Yeah, me either! Until today!!! And it was amaz
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So cool! Highly recommend!
Be ready to spend here ~5 hours if you want to see everything. I recommend you to register online or be at the Spac
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PreCovid Tours Much Better
Mission Control and several other areas are closed due to COVID. My trip was with an 11 year old who hasn’t been e
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SpaceX Falcon 9 Was Cool
Very cool place. Lots of history here. You can actually go into the space shuttle & 747 here which is cool. I know
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Out of this world.
We took our 8 year old grandtwins. They did not appreciate it as much as we did because they did not grow up with m
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Did not meet expectations
We visited here after being in Houston, lately we have been watching many space programs so thought why not pay a v
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Worth the visit
Nice place. Very interesting and educational. Easy to find, organized. Great place to take kids, would not recommen
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Can’t wait for galaxy lights
Took my children down to Clearlake for the day and had a great time at the Nasa space center. Plenty of rides, exhi
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Enjoy new Space Center
We had all been to NASA back in the 60's. The new Space Center has been updated to be fun for children, teenagers
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Galaxy Frights
Always enjoy the Science and fun. Great job Space Center. We learned new facts, watched kids in costumes, and playe
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Visit kemah
A great place to go and see this amazing place . And if you have kids it’s a must very impressive and Inspiring
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Excellent, important space museum!
How many space museums can you find that are located at a real live space center and that has astronauts who have
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If you love space
I’m a pilot. Have always been interested in all aspects of aviation. I even attended Space Camp in Huntsville, AL W
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“houston, we’ve had a good time.”
It’s my belief you don’t need to be a space buff to appreciate humankind’s accomplishment of exploring space. It’
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Houston has a problem...with the trams.
As a former intern at Kennedy Space Center, I thought it would be great to see Houston. Got our tickets on line wit
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Key Details
  • Space Center Houston
  • Duration: 24h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
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