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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

OMNIMAX® Theater

Star Wars

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

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.

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.

Special Events

Journey to the South Pacific

Escape to the South Pacific – Adult 21+ Event

February 1st, 5:30pm to 9:00pm.
Escape to the warm waters of Indonesia for an evening at the Science Center. The evening includes a screening of Journey to the South Pacific, buffet style dinner, two drink tickets and live entertainment.


Science On Tap

February 10, 7:00pm to 10:00pm.
This total sensory experience will let you be hands-on with some of beer brewing’s most popular ingredients. Experience molecular gastronomy with your favorite beer, discover how buoyant your beer is and many other science demonstrations.

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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