Exploration Tower can be found along the state of Florida’s east coast in the city of Port Canaveral. The site is a remarkable architectural landmark of the state, offering both education and fun for visitors of all ages. In addition to exhibits, Exploration Tower also provide unique amenities and spaces for special events.
Visitors will find seven different floors filled with interactive activities and exhibits within the Exploration Tower, offering fun and educational experiences for everyone. Guests are able to access both the outdoor and indoor observation decks of the Exploration Tower, as well as a gift shop, a cafe, an auditorium, almost 5,500 square feet of interesting exhibits, and more. The staff at the Tower are always committed to providing visitors with an experience that they will never forget.
The mission of the Exploration Tower is to offer visitors with a memorable and enjoyable experience. The interactive exhibits and galleries allow guests to learn more about the environment and origins of Port Canaveral in depth, as well as learn about the state of Florida in general. Visitors will have the chance to learn about the history of the ports as they make their way through the Exploration Tower and its many exhibits. The Exploration Tower strives to inspire and educate young minds through its engaging technology and science.
Visitors can watch a unique, interactive film on the Exploration Tower’s two-story screen in the interactive auditorium that can set seventy-two guests. Guests will learn about Port Canaveral’s vibrant nature, as well as where it started and how the Port transformed into what it is in present day. Numerous exhibits allow visitors to explore and learn more about the area’s populations of early native peoples, the first settlers of the region from Europe, and Port Canaveral’s interesting history.
The Exploration Tower also features an interactive, large-scale map and table that lets visitors explore the environment and origins of Central Florida from many year ago up through modern day. Guests can try their hand at being a pilot as they navigate a boat to the cruise ships located in Canaveral Harbor. Visitors will greet the cruise ship upon arrival, as well as learn all about what it’s like being a part of Port Canaveral’s maritime lifestyle.
The seventh floor of the Exploration Tower offers panoramic views that have never been seen before of Port Canaveral and its cruise ships, as well as views of the Kennedy Space Center. The outdoor observation deck on the Tower’s seventh floor is the best place to be for anyone wanting to watch one the Kennedy Space Center’s rocket launches. Located seven stories up from the ground, the open promenade allows guests to view a rocket launch like not other place in Port Canaveral. Guests can use the high end telescopes provide on the observation deck to get an amazing uninhibited and up-close view of the rocket, both before and during the launch. Any astronomy and stargazing enthusiasts will enjoy the outdoor observation deck at night for the best views of the stars in town.
670 Dave Nisbet Drive, Port Canaveral, Florida, Phone: 321-394-3405