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U.S. Space & Rocket Center

  • One Tranquility Base
  • Huntsville, AL 35805
  • (256) 721-7183 | (800) 637-7223
Meeting Facilities

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is truly a unique setting for any type or size of event.  Offering a complete catering service staff and capable of functions that range from intimate receptions to extravagant, sit-down dinners, it's hard to beat a gathering under an authentic Saturn V Moon Rocket.

Whether your plans call for an indoor function or a program under the stars, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center adds originality to your event.

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    • Electricity,
    • Water,
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  • RV Sites: 27
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Hours of Operation
  • Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day
  • Hours: Monday - Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description Plan an event that will give your guests memories for a lifetime! A Smithsonian Affiliate, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) houses the most complete collection of national treasures from space exploration on the planet. This exclusive venue offers a breathtaking backdrop that cannot be found anywhere else in the world! They welcome all types of events – both large and small – and their team of experienced professionals is ready to assist you in planning all of the details to make your visit a spectacular success.
  • Largest Room 68200
  • Total Sq. Ft. 89270
  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Space Notes Additionally: Apollo Terrace - Just outside the doors of Saturn V Hall is the Apollo Terrace, featuring a stunning view of the vertical Saturn V and Apollo Courtyard. Enjoy intimate dining in the striking shadow of the largest rocket ever built. Capacity: 100 Apollo Courtyard - At the Apollo Courtyard you can enjoy your reception or picnic under the Saturn V moon rocket. Dine among the footprints of astronauts and tributes to their space missions and admire the collection of commemorative bricks honoring the innovative engineers and scientists who took us to the moon. Capacity: 250-500 Main Exhibit Area - Located at the heart of the U. S. Space & Rocket Center is the Main Exhibit Area, which lends itself to exciting receptions. The area offers a one-of-a-kind setting with historic space capsules. Hands-on-exhibits will entertain your guests as they land a space ship on the moon, dock with a satellite or use a robotic arm. There is no place like it on Earth! Capacity: 250 Shuttle Park - Dances and receptions are easily accommodated in the lovely outdoor setting of Shuttle Park, which features the only place in the world where you can stand under a “full stack” space shuttle – Pathfinder. Adjacent to Pathfinder is an authentic supersonic T-38 Talon – a training aircraft used by NASA astronauts to sharpen their piloting skills and get accustomed to the gravitational forces of liftoff and reentry into the Earth’s atmosphere. Reception Capacity: 1,000
  • Theatre Capacity 600
  • Banquet Capacity 800
  • Number of Rooms 11
  • Classroom Capacity 200
Main Exhibit Area
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Mars Dining Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 10000
  • Banquet Capacity: 275
  • Reception Capacity: 300
Shuttle Park
  • Banquet Capacity: 1000
  • Reception Capacity: 4000
Astrotek Building
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 5730
  • Banquet Capacity: 150
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Corporate Classrooms l, ll
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 70
Education Training Facility
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1724
  • Theater Capacity: 125
  • Classroom Capacity: 120
  • Banquet Capacity: 75
  • Reception Capacity: 150
ETF Science Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1240
  • Classroom Capacity: 34
Saturn V Hall
  • Banquet Capacity: 800
  • Reception Capacity: 1000
Digital Theater
  • Theater Capacity: 360
Apollo Terrace
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 120
Spacedome Imax Theater
  • Theater Capacity: 250