Pricing and Ticket Buying Info
All Science Center ticket options begin with base admission to the Science Center. IMAX films are add-on options that are specially priced and packaged along with base admission for your convenience. Classic IMAX tickets must be purchased in combination with admission to the Science Center, Classic IMAX only tickets are available after 4:00 p.m.
The IMAX theater is open after hours for evening shows; the Observatory is open after hours on Fridays for Stargazing Fridays; and the Kids Room, SciLab, and The Shed close one hour prior to museum closing.
Guests may exit and re-enter the building as often as they like once admission for the day has been purchased as long as a valid wristband for the day is being worn.
General Maryland Science Center Pricing
•One Classic IMAX Film
*ASTC passport members are allowed up to a total of 4 free admits per passport.
Classic IMAX Only-Evening Admission after 4:00 PM
– Child (3-12)
– ASTC Passport Reciprocal Members
|– Senior 62+||$8.00|
|– MSC Member Adult
– MSC Member Child
Evening laser shows will run from March 21 – April 3. Shows are $8.00, add an additional show for $4.00. Click here for a list of show titles. Laser show tickets cannot be purchased online.
Ticket Buying Information
Buy at the Maryland Science Center
You can purchase tickets at the box office the day you visit.
Buy Online Now
Why wait in line? Tickets to the Maryland Science Center are available in advance from our online ticket center. Your tickets will be held for you at Will Call. Please note that same day tickets cannot be purchased online.
Discounted member IMAX tickets are available only via phone and in person. Please phone 410-545-5981 or 410-685-2370 for more information on membership and member tickets.
Buy by Phone
Tickets are available by phone during regular business hours—please phone 410-685-2370—sorry, we cannot accept same day phone orders.
Come as a Group
Groups of 15 or more qualify for group rates with a minimum of four week advance purchase. Please phone 410-545-5929 during regular business hours for group reservations.
School Groups should visit our Field Trip Planner for information and pricing.