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Pricing and Ticket Buying Info

General Pricing

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

•Exhibit Halls
•Demo Stage
•Exhibit Halls
•Demo Stage
•One Classic IMAX Film
Adult $24.95 $28.95
$18.95 $22.95
Senior 62+ $23.95 $27.95
(Adult 13+)
Free $4.00
Free $4.00
ASTC Passport
Free* $8.00
ASTC Passport
Free* $8.00

*ASTC passport members are allowed up to a total of 4 free admits per passport.

Classic IMAX Only-Evening Admission after 4:00 PM

Guests Cost
– Adult
– Child (3-12)
– ASTC Passport Reciprocal Members
– Senior 62+ $8.00
– MSC Member Adult
– MSC Member Child


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.

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.

The Maryland Science Center accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express as well as cash purchases. Sorry, there can be no refunds and no exchanges for unused tickets.