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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The U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s INTUITIVE® Planetarium is an 8k digital dome and the only planetarium of its kind in the Southeast. Each Cocktails & Cosmos program is designed in-house by our expert staff, and every week is a unique experience. Shows are typically between 60 and 75 minutes…

You know what all astronauts are really good at doing? Reading! Reading is a vital part of all children’s futures, not just the ones going to space! Join us every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. inside Spark Lab to put the “A” in STEAM as we read stories and enjoy a hands-on activity. Included…