Space Center Houston to Close Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. Due to Severe Weather


HOUSTON, Sept. 13, 2021 – Space Center Houston will close on Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. to protect the safety of its guests and crew members due to severe weather. The center plans to reopen at Sept. 15. However, it is monitoring weather conditions and will announce any further changes needed to its reopening date and operating hours on and on the center’s social media pages.

Participants registered in activities that were postponed due to the closure will be contacted with rescheduling information. Stay tuned for the latest operating hours and information on and on social media. 


The Manned Space Flight Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit science and space exploration learning center with extensive educational programs. Space Center Houston is the cornerstone of its mission to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. The center draws more than 1.25 million visitors annually, was named “Best Museum in Texas” by USA Today and generates a $118.7 million annual economic impact in the greater Houston area. Space Center Houston is a Smithsonian Affiliate, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center and a Certified Autism Center. More than 250,000 teachers and students from around the world visit the center annually to experience the educational space museum with more than 400 things to see and do. For more information, go to

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