Discounts & Promotions
Members visit free all year long. Plus they help the Maryland Science Center continue to be the best it can be through cutting edge exhibits, presentations, and large format films. And, your contribution is tax deductible. In addition to free exhibit hall admission, members enjoy discounts on IMAX film admission and admission to national touring exhibitions.
Fridays After 5
Every Friday evening throughout the summer the Maryland Science Center celebrates with discounted admission from 5:00-8:00pm. Admission for Fridays After 5 includes the permanent exhibit halls, planetarium, and IMAX Theater. All visitors pay just $9 for admission during Fridays After 5. IMAX presentations are at 7:00pm, Planetarium presentations are at 6:00pm, and you will encounter live science during your visit.
PLEASE NOTE: The Kids Room, The Shed, and SciLab close at 6pm during Fridays After 5. Children under 3 are always free. Members are admitted to Fridays After 5 free of charge. Fridays After 5 hours are 5:00 p.m. – 8:00p.m. There are no advance ticket sales for this program. This program runs June 26 – September 4.
Free Admission for Maryland Students
For the 2014-2015 school year Maryland school children are admitted to exhibit halls free of charge when visiting with their school group during the school year. In addition, field trip planners can add IMAX films, planetarium presentations, enrichment experiences and Observatory programs for very low additional fees. A copy of our online field trip planner can be found here. Admission is by reservation only–phone 410-545-5929.