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General admission is always free. We have a wide variety of free attractions and several ticketed venues for you to take advantage of when you visit.

Purchase tickets to enhance your experience at one of our ticketed venues, including: 



Tickets are available on-site for the Discovery Room, the Experience Flight Simulators, Makerspace Classes and the Tractor Run. Please call 314.289.4400 for more information.

You can also reserve tickets by calling our box office at 314.289.4400. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Click here to visit our group tickets page.

Special Exhibition

The Discovery of King Tut

The Discovery of King Tut

Walk in the footsteps of archaeologist Howard Carter and experience the tomb and all its treasure as they were at the moment of discovery. The special exhibition features a total of 1,000 breathtaking recreations that were scientifically and expertly hand-crafted over five years by leading Egyptian artisans.

Special Events

Star Dates

Star Dates: Halloween Edition
Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 pm

Grab your sweetheart, grab your friends, and get ready to enjoy a date night under the stars of the James S. McDonnell Planetarium for a Halloween themed Star Dates! Your evening will include a special live and interactive Halloween star show. Plus, enjoy a screening of Hocus Pocus. Tickets include snacks and cash bar.

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Science Uncorked

Explore the chemistry and science behind the entire winemaking and distilling process on November 11th, 2017. This event features 70+ wine and spirit tastings, small plates, science demonstrations, live music and more! This year’s Science Uncorked is currently postponed. A new date will be announced shortly. Tickets will still available. Call 314.289.4424 to purchase your tickets today from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm!

OMNIMAX® Theater

Star Wars: The Last Jedi @ The Omnimax

Star Wars: The last Jedi The IMAX Experience. Tickets now on sale. Opening December 15

See it at the OMNIMAX® Theater for a truly immersive experience. The OMNIMAX® Theater is one of only 5 dome theaters in the country to show Star Wars: The Last Jedi in IMAX 70mm film, the highest film format.

Amazon Adventure @ The Omnimax

Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates’ fascinating 11 year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850’s.

Dream Big at the Saint Louis Science Center

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Who will build the amazing future of the human race? That question sparks a giant-screen adventure unlike any other in Dream Big: Engineering Our World, an epically fun tour of inspiration through the visionary advances made by yesterday’s, today’s – and most thrillingly of all, tomorrow’s – engineers.

Mummies

Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs

Embark on an expedition to the pyramids and descend into the tombs of the pharaohs. Along the way, uncover the mysteries of mummification and discover its implications for modern medicine.

James S. McDonnell Planetarium

Planetarium Shows at the Saint Louis Science Center

Planetarium Shows

Experience the night sky in an all new way at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. We have several star shows at different times each day. 

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