Visit: U.S. Space and Rocket Center, 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805-3371
Located in Huntsville, Alabama, the U.S Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums and is also the largest spaceflight museum in the world. Its large rocket and space hardware collection contains more than 1,500 items and is valued in the tens of millions of dollars. From America’s first satellite, Explorer I, to next generation space vehicles like Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser, the museum showcases the past, present and future of human spaceflight.
With dozens of exhibits, this amazing museum has something for everyone such as the National Historic Landmark Saturn V Moon Rocket, Pathfinder – the world’s only full-stack space shuttle display, Apollo 16 Command Module, Skylab Orbital Workshop, and an Apollo 12 Moon Rock, so step back in time and see how space travel really was. Come and see how astronauts reached for the stars and explored space.