Lone Star Flight Museum & Saturn V Rocket Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

352469


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids will LOVE IT!!

Friendly: Yes.
Must be able to transfer from chair to vehicle without driver assistance.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Lone Star Flight Museum, Rocket Park and Houston sightseeing tour


This 7. 5 hour tour includes basic landmark and attractions located in magnificent downtown Houston such as stadiums, historical parks, statues and buildings while hearing the unique history behind them. The tour then proceeds to the Johnson Space Center 30 minutes south of downtown for brief walk up view of the "Saturn V" Rocket built to be Apollo 18 and unused. Afterwards you'll get EXTERIOR VIEW of "Independence Plaza" where the shuttle rides atop the 747 before short ride to "Lone Star Flight Museum" where you'll view up close the large collection of WW1 and WW2 fighter planes, jeeps and helicopters. You'll learn the history of flight & war and participate in simulator use. All travelers receive FREE souvenir as well as bottled water and snacks while touring in climate controlled vehicle with a Certified Tourism Ambassador. WEEKEND BOOKINGS can opt to fly in antique WW2 Plane for additional 250 dollar donation to museum.

Itinerary

*Pickup traveler and begin Houston landmark and attraction tour such as stadiums, parks, city hall, Allen's Landing, elaborate River Oaks, Buffalo Bayou and more for 1. 5 hours.
* 30 minute transport to Johnson Space Center's Rocket Park for walk up view of Saturn V Rocket
* Drive through Independence Plaza for exterior view of Space Shuttle on top 747
*15 minute Transport to Lone Star Flight Museum for tours remainder [add stop for lunch nearby if desired or pickup take-out food nearby to enjoy in the museums dining room where drinks and vending machines will also be available]
*YOU'LL SEE. . . Boeing B-17, T-6 Texan, B-25 Mitchell, Boeing PT-17, Fairchild PT-19, Cessna T-41, SBD Dauntless, Vought F4U-5 Corsair, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt and many more in air conditioned comfort up close and from balcony view
*Browse the incredible Gift Shop before returning.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Tour starts at travelers chosen central Houston location at 10 am

End location: Travelers will be returned to original pickup location or chosen location within same general area.

Duration: 7 hours

Approximately 7 hours considering traffic and weather

Transportation

Transportation will be provided in late model, climate controlled vehicle such as sedan, suv, minivan or bus from local limousine company.

What’s Included

*Hotel, loft, business pickup/return, transportation [within central Houston area only]
*Admission to attractions
*Bottled water & snacks
*Free souvenir

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 usd - Additional snack items will be available at toured locations
* An additional 250 USD is required to take ride in WW2 Fighter Plane. This added option is only available on weekends with advanced notice.

What’s Extra

Hotel, loft, business pickup OUTSIDE central downtown/uptown touring zone.
* WW2 Plane ride which is available on WEEKENDS ONLY

Restrictions

NONE

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