Friday, September 17, 2010

Space Fun!


As a mom, I'm always trying to find fun things to do with my boys.  I've found that if you don't keep them busy, they will keep you busy - by cleaning up their messes and breaking up fights!!!  When we moved to the Houston area, I knew immediately that I wanted to take the family to Space Center Houston.  Sure, it's kind of cliche and touristy.  But you know, there is usually a reason tourists flock to a place.  And the reason they flock to Space Center Houston is for fun and a bit of education!  For our family of five (2 yr old was free!), we paid just over $50 for admission.  I didn't think that was too bad at all.  Actually, if you go on their website, you can save quite a bit off of each ticket!

While there, you'll see tons of hands on exhibits like the flight simulators that allow you to try your hand at landing a shuttle.  There are robots you can control, a tram tour of the training facilities and mission control, as well as a great indoor playground area.  I'll be honest - my husband and I even got inside the giant playground and had a good time! 

If the fam gets hungry, Space Center does have a food court with a large variety to choose from.  I have to warn you, though that meals are pricey!  For grilled cheese sandwiches and chips we spent $50! Yikes!  But, the food was good.  With the relatively low cost of admission, the cost of food isn't a deal breaker for us - I just wish we'd had some warning ahead of time.





I think we'll definitely be visiting again soon - maybe when the Lego exhibit opens!

I was in no way compensated for my views or experiences at Space Center Houston.  I received no monetary or physical gifts, promotions, tickets or prizes for this post.  I am in no way affiliated with Space Center Houston.  My opinion is strictly mine and mine alone.

5 comments:

  1. that's so true! Looks like a lot of fun!

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  2. It really was. I may even go back with just the hubby so we can actually read through everything. lol

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  3. How fun! I’m sure it’s every little boys dream to visit the space center!

    Kendra aka "Domestic Princess in Training"

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