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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, by phone at 314.289.1419, or via email 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).

View 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 view the field trip 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 by phone at 314.289.1419, or via email.

Get a taste of culinary chemistry with the Saint Louis Science Center’s Bistro To-Go and Bagged Lunches, as well as our super convenient SLSC Snacks. Make your lunch and snack reservations in advance of your group’s arrival for a convenient, hassle-free experience that’s part of a perfect visit.

Bistro To-Go and Bagged Lunches, as well as SLSC Snacks, are available for groups of 10 or more and must be ordered at least 10 days in advance to guarantee availability.

Bistro To-Go Lunches

Astronomic meets gastronomic with our Chef’s brand new Bistro To-Go Lunches. They’re perfectly packaged for a sit-down meal in between activities—or, for groups on the go, the best way to have an impromptu picnic in beautiful Forest Park or a gourmet bite to eat on the way to the next destination.


Turkey Wrap                           Chicken Caesar Wrap

Cajun Chicken Wrap               Vegan Wrap


Signature Turkey Club

Slow Cooked Beef Sandwich

Bistro To-Go Lunches come boxed in convenient to-go containers with house chips and chef’s choice of dessert, as well as napkins, silverware, and bottled water.

Click here for the Bistro To-Go order form.

SLSC Snacks

Quality and convenience are bonded in our SLSC Snacks. SLSC Snacks come packaged in easy-to-carry containers, making them the perfect way to enjoy a mid-visit snack or tide your group over on a day trip packed with fun.

Choose from a variety of delicious snacks, including the following:

House Chips w/ French Onion dip

Buttered popcorn w/ a bottled drink

Fresh cut, pickled or herb roasted local vegetables w/ pesto ranch

SLSC red pepper or roasted garlic hummus and pita chips

Desserts, including house-made chocolate chip cookies, rice crispy treats and brownie bars

Click here for the SLSC Snacks order form.

Bagged Lunches

Bagged Lunches are an affordable, no-frills answer to lunch, with a range of options for any age group. From EZ Pizza slices for the kids to fresh garden salads and wraps for the grown-ups, you’ll save time and avoid the hassle with the Saint Louis Science Center’s Bagged Lunches.

Youth and Child recommendations

Turkey & cheese sandwich

PB&J sandwich

Pepperoni or Cheese EZ Pizza slice

Adult recommendations

Fresh garden salad

Chicken Caesar wrap

Roasted turkey club

Vegan wrap

Pepperoni or Cheese EZ Pizza slice

Bagged Lunches come with an assortment of beverages and sides, as well as a cookie for dessert.

Click here for the Bagged Lunch order form.

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 by phone at 314.289.1419, or via email.

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