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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: 

  • OMNIMAX® Theater Films
  • Special Events
  • James S. McDonnell Planetarium Shows

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 people or more. View our Group Visits page for more information

Special Exhibition


Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

The special exhibition will feature the Apollo 11 command module Columbia, marking the first time in 46 years it has left the museum. Destination Moon will be at the Science Center until September 3, 2018. The 49th anniversary of the moon landing is July 20, 2018.

OMNIMAX® Theater


Australia’s Great Wild North
Opens September 14, 2018

Come on an epic journey to far Northern Australia through some of the wildest landscapes on Earth.


Aircraft Carrier
Guardian of the Sea

Experience being aboard a modern aircraft carrier in this stunning tribute to one of the greatest engineering feats in history.



Pandas are beloved around the world. And now they are coming to the big screen in the IMAX® original film “Pandas,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family.

Journey to the South Pacific

Journey to the South Pacific

An incredible journey of discovery with Jawi, a young island boy, as he takes you to encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays and other iconic creatures of the sea.

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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