Available On-site

We all try our best to be prepared when we spend the day out and about, but there is always something that seems to slip through the cracks. We have you covered while visiting the Science Center with almost any amenity that you may need during your visit.

Attraction Prices
General Admission Free
All Day Parking $10.00
Members - Free
Forest Park Trolley (purchased at Planetarium ticket station)

$2.00 Adult
$1.00 Child, Senior

Ages Adult 13-59
Child 2-12
Senior 60+
OMNIMAX Theater $9.00 Adult
$8.00 Child/Senior
$8.00 College Student with ID
$6.00 Military
Members - Free with vouchers
Discovery Room $4.00 All Ages
$3.00 Military
Members - Free
Planetarium Shows $6.00 Adult
$5.00 Child/Senior
$4.00 Military
Members - Free

For questions or to purchase tickets, please call 314.289.4400 or 800.456.SLSC (7572). Tickets can also be purchased online in advance. 

Special Discounts

Hump Day Special:

Every Wednesday for the duration of Humpback Whales guest will receive $2.00 off the adult or child ticket price. 

Only one discount per ticket.  No other discounts apply.  This is for Humpback Whales only.

Senior Tuesdays:


The Science Center is accessible to visitors with disabilities and strollers:

  • Elevators and ramps serve all public areas including the OMNIMAX Theater and the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.
  • The OMNIMAX Theater offers Rear Window open-captioning service for all films and at all showtimes.
  • A limited number of wheelchairs and strollers are available at no charge.

From movie theater food to a healthier meal on-the-go, we have your appetite covered every day of the week.

Science Café: 9:30am – 4:00pm, Lunch served at 11:00am

EZ Pizza: 9:30am - 4:00 pm, lunch served at 11:00am

The Loft: 9:30am – 4:15pm

  • An ATM is located in the front lobby near the Information Desk.
  • Lockers are available for 25 cents on the Lower Level
  • The ExploreStore has products for curious kids of all ages
  • A private room is available for nursing mothers
Shopping at the ExploreStore

Find the perfect gift for budding scientists and seasoned science enthusiasts in the ExploreStore! 

Monday – Saturday

  • 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


  • 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

buid-a-dino at the Saint Louis Science CenterBuild-A-Dino at the Science Center is the first and only location in St. Louis where visitors can experience an interactive and fun learning environment while making their very own best friendosaur.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Saturday

  • 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


  • 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Lost and Found

Stuff gets left behind from time to time while visiting the Science Center. For this reason, we have created a hotline to try and help connect you with your lost belongings. Please call 314.286.4636 or 800.456.7572 extension 4636 to leave a message and your phone number. We return calls daily.