About Exploration Tower
Exploration Tower is a captivating architectural landmark that provides visitors with seven floors of exhibits and interactive activites. Visitors have access to our indoor and outdoor observation decks, our leisure and recreation theater, a café, a gift shop and much more. Navigate your boat using a simulator through Canaveral Harbor or watch a rocket launch from our Air and Space Port. We also offer a unique space and amenities for corporate events and private receptions. Come see why Exploration Tower is Central Florida's newest destination.
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One of the top destinations in Florida
No trip to Port Canaveral would be complete without visiting Exploration Tower. With seven floors filled with education and fun for the whole family, Exploration Tower has something for everyone. With beautiful beaches and full camping facilities, boat docks, fishing, bike trails, shopping, restaurants and more, you can easily see why Port Canaveral is a top Florida destination.
Our mission is to provide you with the experience of a lifetime! Our galleries and interactive exhibits allow you to learn in great depth, the origins and environment of Port Canaveral and all of Florida.
Learn about the ports history as your make your way through our exhibits. Education and inspiration of young minds, through engaging science and technology is what we strive for
Watch Nature Come to Life
Watch an interactive one of a kind movie, on our two story screen in our interactive 72 seat auditorium. Learn about the vibrant nature of the Port, where it started and how it came to be what it is today.
Hands on Learning
Discover and learn of the early native populations, the first European settlers and the history of the Port. This large-scale interactive table and map allows you to explore Central Florida’s origins and environment, from years past, until now.
Navigate the Waterways
Become your own pilot by navigating your boat to the cruise ships in Canaveral Harbor. Greet the cruise ship and learn the ins and outs of being a part of the maritime lifestyle.
A never before seen panoramic view of not only Port Canaveral and our cruise ships, but of Kennedy Space Center. Our 7th floor outdoor observation deck is the place to be, to watch a rocket launch!
Watch a Rocket Launch
Seven stories above the ground, on an open promenade you and your guests can see a launch like no other location in Port Canaveral. Use our high end telescopes to get a spectacular up-close and uninhibited view of the rocket before and during launch. Star gazing and astronomy enthusiasts, will want to stick around for the best view in town.
This is the place to be for space exploration!