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BLAST FROM THE PAST

 

Take a step back in time and relive the past today. Experience adventure. Immerse in history. Kennedy Space Center Visitor ComplexSM invites guests from around the world to experience their very own space adventure by exploring the exciting past, present and future of America’s space program. Relive the thrills of America’s earliest space missions and embark on an awe-inspiring journey through the stories of the pioneers who made space exploration possible at Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®.

 

Take a stroll in the Rocket Garden featuring eight authentic rockets representing NASA’s Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs. Go behind the restricted gates of Kennedy Space Center on the KSC Bus Tour and see the launch pads where Apollo astronauts first lifted off for the moon. Adventure doesn’t stop with the past. The birthplace of American spaceflight is now America’s Spaceport, a multi-user active spaceflight facility. Guests can have the unique opportunity to witness the noise, vibrations and view of a live rocket launch.

 

Visit the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art houses to view artworks from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Tiffany was the artist son of Charles Tiffany, the luxury-goods merchant who built Tiffany & Co. into an empire. The son, in turn, created an art industry with Tiffany Studios. Louis Tiffany was one of the most creative and prolific designers of the late 19th century and his lifelong goal was “the pursuit of beauty.” Tiffany’s works at the Morse include hisfamed art glass, lamps and windows, as well as his jewelry, pottery and paintings.

 

Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures is dedicated to educating visitors about Florida’s history and natural resources. See the authentic village replica featuring the rooms of each member of a traditional Native family and how they survived on the swamps. The village is a living history museum that is perfect for all ages to enjoy. Deeply-rooted appreciation for their Native heritage is brought to life through traditional stories of their culture that once thrived in Central Florida. Through various presentations, the Big Mountain Family will demonstrate the primitive means of living of the Jororo Tribe that once lived on the Kissimmee River hundreds of years ago.

 

Located on West Lake Tohopekaliga in Kissimmee, Florida, it was once a bustling commercial location where steamboats paddled up and down the Kissimmee River. The airboat tours offer a unique opportunity to see the same remarkable waterways and some of the world’s most incredible wildlife in their natural habitat.

 

 

Titanic: the Artifact Exhibition immerses visitors in the more than 100 year story as never experienced before. Come stroll through full-scale recreations of famous Titanic rooms, including her Grand Staircase, First Class Parlor Suite, Boilers and Promenade Deck, where you can walk out and feel the chill of the cold Atlantic air as you gaze at the stars.

 

The exhibit showcases well over 400 artifacts and historical treasures, including the second largest piece of Titanic ever recovered. Stay into the night and reserve your seat on board the greatest ship of all time!

 

At the one-of-a-kind Titanic Gala Dinner you are a participant in one of the most famous dinner parties aboard the Titanic. Join Margaret "Molly" Brown and other first-class guests as you celebrate the retirement of Titanic's Legendary Captain, Edward John Smith. Come aboard the wonderful ‘Ship of Dreams’ and help keep her legacy alive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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