The Saint Louis Science Center is one of the nation’s only free nonprofit museums. General admission is always free.

Proceeds from special attraction ticket sales and parking fees support our mission by helping us create innovative science and technology programs for children, teens, and adults throughout St. Louis.

Members can take advantage of their benefits by logging in online*.

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*Free OMNIMAX® Theater tickets cannot be reserved online

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An online service fee of $3.50 applies to purchases online, which covers the cost of the online system and its maintenance. When calling our reservation line there is a $5 service fee for non-members, it is free for members.

OMNIMAX® Theater Films
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At the OMNIMAX – also known as an IMAX Dome® Theater – architecture and technology combine to create experiences that transport you out of the theater to entirely new worlds.

  • Adults (ages 13-59): $10.95
  • Children (ages 2-12) / Seniors (ages 60+): $8.95
  • College Students with ID: $8.95
  • Military: $7.95*
  • Members: Free based on Membership level*

*Available at our box office only

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McDonnell Planetarium Shows
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Experience the night sky in an all new way at the McDonnell Planetarium. Choose from several star shows throughout the day.

  • Adults (ages 13-59): $6
  • Children (ages 2-12) / Seniors (ages 60+): $5
  • Military: $4*
  • Members: Free
  • Prices may vary depending on shows.

Star Show Schedule

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Discovery Room
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We have childhood discovery down to a science.

  • Members: Free
  • 0-11 Months: Free*
  • 1 and Up: $5.00

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*Available at our box office only

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Preschool Science Series
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Preschool Science Series is a program to immerse early learners in playful learning and exploration. Research shows that children grow socially, academically, and emotionally in play-based settings like the Preschool Science Series.

Designed especially for young scientists ages 3 to 6, sessions are aimed at providing opportunities for little ones and their caregivers to wonder, play and discover together.

  • Non-Members: $12
  • Members: $10

Learn more about this program and choose your session

Experience Flight Simulators
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Board our innovative flight simulator to race through snow-covered mountains, ride a “solar coaster” through space, take a journey through the Bermuda triangle, or control your own air combat adventure. Included in the Flight Simulators area is our Virtual Reality Transporter! Our four-person Virtual Reality Transporter pitches, elevates, and rolls to give you the adventure of a lifetime.

Tickets are available at the Science Center. Call our box office at 314.289.4400 for more information.

  • Pulesworks Simulator: $5 all ages
  • I-360 Interactive Flight Simulator: $7 all ages, $6 members
  • Virtual Reality Transporter: $10 all ages, $9 members

Tickets available on-site at the box-office or at the Flight Simulator desk.

Laser Light Shows (Seasonal)
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Immerse yourself in the music of your favorite artists as their songs come alive in a 360-degree environment of light and sound!

  • Non-Members: $10.95
  • Members: $9.95

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Yoga Under The Stars (Monthly)
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Relax under the clearest sky in St. Louis! The evening begins with a 15-minute guided Star Show, exploring the current night sky. The lights stay low but the stars stay bright for the 60-minute yoga class that follows. Class is intended to be gentle and beginner-friendly.

  • $25.00

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Online Gift Shop
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Now available!

Want to buy a gift, for family, a friend or even yourself? Did you forget during your visit to get your souvenir? You can now shop online with us!


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Parking at our Oakland lot at 5050 Oakland Avenue costs $15 during the summer season, Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. Our regular season, typically Labor Day to Memorial Day weekend, is $12.

Parking is currently not available at the McDonnell Planetarium.

Parking is free for members.

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Member Discounts

In addition to free parking, Saint Louis Science Center members receive special benefits with every visit. Additional membership levels offer tickets for the whole family, as well as free McDonnell Planetarium tickets, Discovery Room tickets, special shopping discounts and invitations to members-only events.

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Group Discounts

Discounts are available for groups of 10 people. Whether you’re a school group, corporate group, retirement community, church group, or part of a tour experience, we’re thrilled to help you plan an unforgettable visit.

Groups & Field Trips

For additional information, contact Group Sales at 1.314.286.4680.

Military Discounts

Select Military Discounts are available onsite at the Science Center with your military ID. These discounts cannot be applied to tickets purchased through our website.

Special discounts may not be combined with any other discount offers.

Collector Pins!

Get your Saint Louis Science Center collector pins at our main desk in the front lobby. Each pin is between $1 and $3.

The pins are limited editions! We won’t produce anymore of these one of a kind pins. Once they are gone, they are gone!

Get them all today and help support STEM and educational programs at the Saint Louis Science Center.

As newer pins are added, you can add to your collection!