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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 Event


Science Uncorked

Explore the chemistry and science behind the entire winemaking and distilling process. This event features 70+ wine and spirit tastings, small plates, science demonstrations, live music and more! This year’s Science Uncorked is September 16, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Tickets are now on sale! VIP access begins at 6 pm.

OMNIMAX® Theater

Born to be Wild

Born to be Wild

Born to be Wild is an inspired story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals.

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.

Dunkirk at the OMNIMAX


The epic action thriller depicts the true story of World War II allied soldiers surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. 

Extreme Weather at Saint Louis Science Center

Extreme Weather

Weather has always been one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet, but now it’s intensifying in varied and complex ways. Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone.


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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