Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Visit the United States Department of Defense’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The 133-acre site features a variety of exhibits focusing on military aircraft, vehicles, and more. The museum’s Exhibit Hall offers groups the chance to see winged missiles, a V-2 rocket engine, and other artifacts. Groups can also learn the history of each Launch Complex in the Air Force Space and Missile History Center, see rockets in the Rocket Garden, and more. Other exhibits aim to teach groups about lighthouses, women who have journeyed to outer space, and early satellites. Bus tours of the station’s sites are available.

Contact Info
Address: Cape Canaveral, FL 32920. Brevard County. Tel: 321-853-1110. Website: Hrs: Vary.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2.5 hours. Cost: Fee/Free.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies, Technology. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue