Virtual Reality is Here!

Pulseworks VR Transporter

Explore the galaxies, take a deep dive into prehistoric oceans, or enjoy the rush of a high-speed space trip on a Cosmic Coaster with McWane’s new Virtual Reality experience.

State-of-the-art VR technology uses a precision-controlled dynamic motion platform to take you on incredible journeys with breathtaking 360-degree views and a powerful sense of motion. The new headsets combine with vivid imagery to deliver high-definition sights and sounds that can only be described as out of this world. Gamers, older teens and adults are loving this VR experience that’s outfitted with enhanced safety features; guests are provided with disposable face covers to wear under the headsets and there’s a detailed disinfecting protocol in place.

If you’re ready to ride along with the crew of Apollo 11 as you explore the history of space flight or take a pulse-pounding trip through the solar system on a Cosmic Coaster, get your tickets today!  It’s science, learning, and fun for kids of all ages.

Ticket to Ride

Regular PriceMember Price
$10$9

Tickets sold on-site only. Subject to safety restrictions based on height, weight, and some health conditions.

Only guests from the same travel group may ride together. Adherence to safety protocols regarding social distancing, face coverings, and disposable eye masks (provided) is strictly required.

Hours of Operation

Wednesday – FridaySaturdaySunday
OPEN10:00 AM11:00 AM1:00 PM
CLOSE4:00 PM4:00 PM4:00 PM

Wednesday – Friday:
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday:
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday:
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

VR Ride Experience Catalog

Appollo 11 & Beyond

Climb aboard a massive Saturn V rocket and blast off for adventure to witness humankind’s first inspiring steps on the Moon. Learn how early spaceflight pioneers like the Apollo astronauts made the successes of the subsequent Space Shuttle program and International Space Station possible and helped forge a new path towards long-term planetary exploration. Glimpse how small steps will lead to giant leaps in the future as the exploration of Mars begins!


One of many immersive virtual reality adventures now available on the VR Transporter, Apollo 11 & Beyond VR puts you right inside the astronaut’s helmet!

Cosmos Coaster

Journey from Earth to all your favorite planetary bodies. Experience a dust storm on Mars and diamond rain on Neptune! Every twist, every turn feels like the real thing. Enjoy the speed and intensity of roller coasters through the VR headset and a custom built 3DOF motion platform.

Time Jump

Experience the prehistoric seas like never before with Time Jump! Enter a world of danger and majesty as you move through the water with Liopleurodon, Ginsu Sharks, Styxosaurus, Archelon and more! We utilize the VR headset and a custom built 3DOF motion platform to immerse you fully into a gorgeously rendered fully 3D world.

Spacewalk: Danger in Orbit

Be “transported” into space and see the Earth as never before with our state-of-the-art motion-based VR attraction, the Pulseworks VR Transporter!  After strapping in to our precision-controlled motion seats and donning electronic 3D goggles, you will be immersed in the action as you look in any direction and feel as though you are really there! Spacewalk: Danger in Orbit is an exciting “Extravehicular activity” (EVA) around the International Space Station where you are the astronaut! Your maneuvering unit lifts you from the cargo bay of the space shuttle to float effortlessly over the Earth on your tour to inspect components on the Station.  Experience the dangers of living and working in space in this thrilling first-person adventure.

Virtual Rush: Chicago

Chicago comes alive in this new eye-popping VR adventure. The fast-paced aerial journey takes riders over famous Chicago landmarks including Navy Pier and its iconic Centennial Wheel, the Chicago River, Grant Park and Soldier Field as they soar through magnificent man-made skyscraper canyons with many other iconic structures. Virtual Rush: Chicago takes VR to a whole new interactive and collaborative level!

Wingwalker

It is a beautiful day for an airshow and your flight aboard a vintage 1943 Boeing Super Stearman biplane. You will have the best seat in the house today…on the wing!  Travel along at incredible speeds with a daring stuntwoman on a death-defying journey to impress the crowds.  Hang on for dear life as your plane performs complicated maneuvers with no room for error to the amazement of the spectators below! Sail through the skies with skill, guts and determination! 

Wingwalker VR relives bygone feats of courage from the airshows of old and is a visual treat for those of us on the ground!