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Group Tickets

Add the element of fun to your next group outing at the Saint Louis Science Center. 

Family and senior groups, tourists and travelers, daycares, community groups and more can save on tickets to the OMNIMAX® Theater, Special Exhibitions, the James S. McDonnell Planetarium and the Discovery Room with advance reservations for 10 or more people. You’ll have more fun and receive exclusive discounts when you visit as a group.

Field trips and school groups receive special discounts, too. Click here for more information on our Field Trip Packages.

For more information on weddings, corporate meetings and events, room rentals and venue bookings, click here.

Not sure what kinds of activities would best suit your needs? Find some helpful suggestions below, or let us help figure out the perfect elements for your group’s perfect experience.

Contact our Group Sales Manager, Michael Wense, at 314.289.1419 or to learn more.

Adult and Family Groups

Whether your group consists of friends, family, or a little bit of everyone, the Saint Louis Science Center is the perfect element to add to your time together. Be sure to check out our world-class Special Exhibitions, snap a selfie with our life-sized Tyrannosaurus rex as he prepares his next meal, or go for a virtual spin in Experience Flight.

And when you need a break from exploring, check out an amazing OMNIMAX® Theater film or a Planetarium star show. Plus, groups of 10 or more get exclusive discounts. That’s the best kind of science.

Senior Groups

Lifelong science and technology learning is a core value of the Saint Louis Science Center. That’s why, from immersive OMNIMAX® Theater films and stellar star shows inside the James S. McDonnell Planetarium to private Amazing Science Demonstrations, we have something fun for everyone.

Interested in a delicious sit-down breakfast buffet followed by a film in our amazing OMNIMAX® Theater? Our theory is that with a Breakfast and a Movie package, your time here will be something you never forget.

Tour Groups

Add the element of FUN to your next St. Louis tour. With free general admission and special group discounts on paid activities, the Saint Louis Science Center is easy to include on your group’s itinerary. Whether you have all day or just a few hours, the Science Center makes it simple to discover something interesting, educational, and fun to do in St. Louis.

Start off your visit with our delicious Breakfast and a Movie package or bistro box lunches before heading outside to GROW, one of the largest permanent agricultural exhibits in the country. Groups can learn about the farm-to-fork journey of food (while adults get a taste of local beer and wine at the outdoor Fermentation Station).

Click here to see some sample itineraries.

Company Outings

Looking for ways to energize your team’s morale? The Saint Louis Science Center has the perfect solution. With everything from teambuilding day trips to employee rewards, you can come experience one of our world-class Special Exhibitions, take in an amazing OMNIMAX® Theater film, get hands-on in Makerspace, or bond over breakfast or lunch.

Take advantage of our group discounts for a fun-filled morning or afternoon, or inquire about bulk voucher purchases for the Omnimax Theater and James S. McDonnell Planetarium.

Convention Attendees

Discover the solution for daytime and evening activities by including the Saint Louis Science Center in your convention’s equation. You’ll find that it’s a blast when you bring your attendees to one of the top science museums in the country. With signature events, world-class Special Exhibitions, and the amazing OMNIMAX® Theater, there’s no shortage of things to do for visitors no matter their age or interests.

We can arrange special discounts for your attendees, coordinated visits, and more for your convention’s attendees. Contact us for more information.


For school groups and field trips, please contact the Reservations department at 314.289.4400 or click here for details.

Venue Adult Groups (13 – 59 years of age) Youth Groups (2 – 12 years of age) Senior Groups (60+ years of age)
OMNIMAX® Theater $8.00 $7.00 $7.00
James S. McDonnell Planetarium $5.00 $5.00 $5.00
Discovery Room $3.00 $3.00 $3.00

OMNIMAX® Theater Double Feature

Groups can save even more by doubling up on OMNIMAX® Theater films on the same day. See films back-to-back or schedule a break to explore the Science Center or experience the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.

Want to do lunch in between? Reserved lunches can be added for an additional fee with advance notice.

OMNIMAX® Theater Vouchers

The Saint Louis Science Center offers discounted bulk voucher purchases to the amazing OMNIMAX® Theater, excellent for employee giveaways, gifts, and more. For details and pricing, contact Michael Wense at 314.289.1419, or email

Add an easy and convenient lunch to your visit with reserved lunches. Make your lunch selections in advance of your group’s visit for an all-inclusive day trip to the Science Center.

Reserved lunches are available for groups of 10 or more. To add lunch to your visit, please order at least 10 days in advance.

$9.50 Adult Lunch (recommended for ages 15 and up)

Includes chips, bottled water and a cookie

Fresh Garden Salad

cucumbers, tomatoes, feta cheese, carrots, grilled chicken with balsamic dressing

Chicken Ceaser Wrap

romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, classic Caesar dressing, and grilled chicken on a garlic herb wrap

Roasted Turkey Wrap

lettuce, cheddar cheese, roasted turkey breast, and a side of spicy mayo on a Kaiser roll

Vegan Wrap

roasted seasonal vegetables and roasted garlic hummus on a garlic herb wrap

EZ Pizza Slice Cheese

EZ Pizza Slice Pepperoni

$7.00 Youth Lunch (recommended for ages 11 to 14)

Includes juice, real fruit snack, and a cookie
EZ Pizza Slice Pepperoni
EZ Pizza Slice Cheese

$6.00 Child Lunch (recommended for ages 10 and under)

Includes juice, goldfish snack, and a cookie
Turkey & Cheese sandwich
Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwich

Breakfast and a Movie

Start your visit with breakfast in the Loft Café just outside the OMNIMAX® Theater. As early as 9:00 am, come enjoy a hearty breakfast with complimentary coffee, juice, and water. Then, head into the theater to enjoy the 10:00 am or 11:00 am film.

Breakfast options include the following:

The Loft

Ham and Cheese Quiche and a Granola buffet with house-made granola, Greek yogurt, dried cranberries, sugar pecans, mixed berries and clover honey


Spinach and Cheese Strata and an Oatmeal buffet with steel cut oatmeal, brown sugar, dried cranberries, sugar pecans and mixed berries

Pastries and muffins can be added for an additional $2 per guest.

Breakfast and a Movie is available for groups of 10 or more. We ask that you make reservations at least 10 days in advance. 

Cost: $14 Child/Seniors. $15 Adults. 10 person minimum

Reservations: Contact Michael Wense at 314.289.1419, or email