Base Tours

Vandenberg Air Force Base is first and foremost an active-duty military installation, as well as the preeminent west-coast spaceport and test range. It provides indispensable launch, landing, and range capabilities to the nation.

30th Space Wing Public Affairs hosts a monthly windshield tour of portions of Vandenberg Air Force Base, highlighting its missions and military life. Monthly tours are on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.m.

30th Space Wing Public Affairs also provides a quarterly tour to the Space and Missile Heritage Center located at the historic Space Launch Complex-10. The center also serves as the base museum. 2019 tours will depart at 1 p.m. on January 22, April 23, July 23 and October 22.

Tours are limited to 30 visitors. Groups are welcome on the monthly tour, however please limit your party to no more than 5 members. Participants 16 years and older will need to provide a driver's license number or passport. For participants under 16 years of age, only name and date of birth are required. If you plan to attend please send the following information for each member of your party to at least 15 days in advance of the tour.

  • Tour of interest (Windshield or Museum tour)
  • Month of tour
  • Full name (for each party member)
  • Date of birth (for each party member)
  • Driver's license number and state of issue (for each party member)

If you are a non-U.S. citizen please provide your passport ID number and nation of issue at least 45 days in advance. For more information about tours call (805) 606-3595.

Note: All approved tour guests will receive a confirmation by email or phone of their reserved spot. Confirmations are usually provided within one week of the request. If you have not received confirmation within that time or are uncertain of your status please contact us.

Vandenberg Air Force Base tours can be canceled at any time due to mission requirements. 


Windshield tour availability:

October 15, 2019 - Full

November 19, 2019 - Full

December 17, 2019 - Full

January 21, 2020 - Full

February 18, 2020 - Open

March 17, 2020 - Open

April 21, 2020 - Open

May 19, 2020 - Open


Museum tour availability:

October 22, 2019 - Full

January 28, 2020 - Full

March 24, 2020 - Full

July 28, 2020 - Open

October 27, 2020 - Open