The American Police Hall of Fame was founded in 1960. It is the nation’s first museum to honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. Located at 6350 Horizon Boulevard in Titusville, Florida, the museum features exhibits, vehicles, simulators, a forensics area, law enforcement equipment, a state-of-the art gun range and even helicopter rides.
The museum preserves law enforcement history with early equipment and firearms, crude criminal weapons, even an electric chair and gas chamber. A crime scene will test your skills at figuring out who did it with CSI-type tools. A forensic lab takes into the elements of crime-solving.Â Over 10,000 artifacts are on hand including: antique and modern police cars, motorcycles, and the actual police unit from the movie “Blade Runner”.
The museum is open daily from 10am to 6pm. Admission is $13 for adults; $8 for children 4-12; $10 for senior citizens and military; Free for law enforcement officers, family survivors and members of the museum. The range combo is $38 per person and includes museum admission, 50 rounds of 9mm action in the gun range with free instruction.
- 6350 Horizon Blvd. Titusville, FL 32780
- Phone: (321) 264-0911
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Never before has a Zoo brought you so close to the wild!
Only at Brevard Zoo can you kayak through Africa or zipline through South America, over gators and crocs. Adventure around animal exhibits, see the animal residents up-close and personal. Let a giraffe eat right from your hand, pet a rhino or have colorful parrots land on your arms.
The Brevard Zoo is home to more than 650 animals representing more than 165 species from Florida, South America, Africa, Asia and Australia. Explore each habitat by walking along shaded boardwalks surrounded by lush, unspoiled Florida, paddle-boat around the 22-acre restored wetlands area in the Wild Florida exhibit, or kayak around the 10-acre Expedition Africa exhibit. Cool off in the Indian River Play Lagoon and touch tank in the Paws on play area for kids or zip through the zoo along Treetop Trek, a thrilling zip line and obstacle course.
- 8225 N Wickham Rd Melbourne, FL 32940
- Phone: (321) 254-9453
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Historic Downtown Areas
The Space Coast boasts several historic downtown areas located in Titusville, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Eau Gallie and Melbourne. All of these districts are great destinations for dining, shopping, catching a play, perusing an art gallery or just taking an afternoon stroll. These hearts of their prospective cities also host free events regularly.