Quality Inn Kennedy Space Center
3655 Cheney Hwy.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: (321) 269-7110
Fax: (321) 268-6972
3655 Cheney Hwy., Titusville, FL, US, 32780
- Phone: (321) 269-7110
- Fax: (321) 268-6972
Arts & Museums
Edging the Indian River and overlooking the Kennedy Space Center, this riverwalk museum preserves America's history in space through a progressive maze of memorabilia, interpretive plaques, public art, sculptures, and bronze markers.
Situated at Brevard County's Space Coast Regional Airport, Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum is home to an extensive collection of vintage aircraft from the time of World War I to the present day. The Memorabilia Hall, stocked with dress uniforms, weapons and flight gear, is one of the most interesting sections of the museum. The flagship aircraft, the C-47 Skytrain, is available for local rides.
This museum serves as an educational organization, a repository of police artifacts, and a memorial to 6,000 officers from around the country who lost their lives in the line of duty. An enormous Italian marble block stands in the center of the museum. On its wall are carved the names of fallen officers, along with their rank, state, and city. The museum sponsors a number of educational and outreach programs. A nondenominational chapel is located on the premises, as is a display of futuristic police equipment.
At this unusual attraction in the Kennedy Space Center, American outer-space heroes are honored in a museum that chronicles the nation's race into space. There are opportunities to test your astronaut skills and hands-on activities. As interesting for adults as for children, these simulator experiences feature more than 20 tests of dexterity. You'll also get a look at what may be in store for future astronauts at this visit to the past and the future of outer space.
The North Brevard Historical Museum, located in Titusville, is a museum occupying a historic house. This museum is run by the Historical Society of North Brevard and exhibits several historical artifacts that offer a glimpse of the local culture to visitors. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The US Space Walk of Fame is a museum located in Titusville, Florida. The museum was built in 1994 to commemorate NASA, astronauts and everyone else involved who made advanced the field space exploration in America. It includes an outdoor area, containing monuments and an indoors museum containing memorabilia and artefacts such as space suits, pictures, reading material etc. Guided tours to the complex are available.
Although it sits on only 25 acres, this spot offers visitors the chance to get involved in some active recreation and to explore Florida's historic past. The park's centerpiece is a replica of a fort built on Christmas day, 1837, to protect European settlers during their war with the Seminole Tribe. An on-site museum houses military and Seminole artifacts. The site also houses a restored pioneer home and sugarcane mill, both graced with historical farming equipment. Once you've soaked in your fill of history, have some fun on the basketball, volleyball and tennis courts located in the park. You'll also find a playground, horseshoe pits and picnic areas.
Located in Cocoa, Florida, Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science is a museum spread across 14,750 square feet (1370 square meters). It exhibits house artifacts from the region. It displays the human remains of Windover Man, said to be the oldest human remains found in the North American continent. The museum also displays a timeline of Florida. It shows how Native Americans lived in the region and how the existing state came into development. It currently houses and displays more than 3000 artifacts.
Trace the trajectory of space flight with a visit to the Air Force Space & Missile Museum. It is located at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station across two complexes. Take a tour of the grounds and view several artifacts, space-related equipment, as well as rockets and missiles belonging to the US Air Force.
The National Vietnam War Museum is a non-profit museum built as an ode to those who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. Educating the people about the strategies involved and the brutality that follows through various mementos and memorabilia remains the primary objective of the museum. Built in 2000, the museum aims to keep the memories of the most brutal post-World War battles fresh in the minds of one and all while sending a strong underlined message of peace. Due to current renovations, museum hours vary. Hence, calling before scheduling a visit is strongly advised. Entry is free.