Space and Rocket Museum (Huntsville)

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  1. kyleb

    kyleb En-Route PoA Supporter

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    I'd like to fly my son over to the museum sometime, and am looking for "last few miles" transport suggestions. Best I can tell, Signature is gonna charge a $49 ramp fee at Huntsville International, which makes me cringe. From there, it is either a 10 mile uber ride or a car rental to the museum and back. Decatur (DCU) won't have the ramp fee, but it's 20 miles away from the museum, which would almost certainly require a rental.

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    weilke Touchdown! Greaser! PoA Supporter

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    Check with Signature. At times they waive the ramp fee on the weekend or if you buy 5 gallons of their overpriced fuel.

    My kids go to to Space Camp. My wife's Lyft receipt for HSV to the museum last week was $29.40
     
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    I will say that’s a great museum to visit. Lots of historic items. Better than KSC IMO.
     
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    Following this one. I've been looking at the same trip and was planning on posting here when I actually found a time to make the trip. I was starting to consider MDQ (they advertise no fees). Looks like about the same cost for Uber (at least at this time of morning). Not sure about rental car availability there, though.
     
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    Kyle -- Have you made this trip yet? Got any tips to share?
     
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    I have not, but will post to this thread when I do.
     
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    We did that flight many years ago, 10+ years. The ramp fee wasn't much, or I got fuel. I was going to get a rental car, but they gave me a crew car as they had several not being used on the weekend. Made the ramp fee or pricey gas look like a deal then. :D



    Wayne