Hours & Pricing

Museum Hours

Open 7 days a week, 9 am - 5 pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve
Christmas Day, and New Year's Day

Discounts for General Admission

NASA Civil Servants and Retirees
* Free general admission and $5 movie add-on for badge holder, spouse, and dependents

NASA Contractors
* Free admission, $5 movie for badge holder full price admission for spouse and dependents

TVA Employees and Retirees
* Free general admission and $5 movie add-on for badge holder, spouse, and dependents

Active Military
* Free general admission for badge holder. Spouse and dependents receive $3 off Stars Combo

Alabama College Students (w/ Valid Student ID)
* $11 general admission

ASTC Members
* Free general admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children

Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal Membership
* Free general admission for member card holder (up to 2 people). Click here for more information

Discounts for Stars Combo

Seniors (Age 55+)
* $3 off Stars Combo

Retiree and Veteran Military
* $3 off Stars Combo for badge holder*, spouse and dependents

AAA
* $3 off Stars Combo for badge holder*, spouse and dependents

NASA/TVA
* $5 Movie Add-on for badge holder*, spouse
and dependents

*Badge holder must be present
Discounts may not be used in combination with any other discounts, promotions or special events

 

General Admission

General Admission to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center includes access to historic Shuttle Park, Rocket Park, and all indoor exhibit areas such as the main museum atrium and the Davidson Center for Space Exploration. With each ticket purchase, enjoy daily guided tours of the Saturn V Hall, featured traveling exhibitions, hands-on demonstrations and presentations, museum simulators.

  • Adults (13 and up) - $24
  • Children (5 to 12) - $16
  • Children 4 and under - FREE

Stars Combo
(Admission + one IMAX® or National Geographic movie)

  • Adults (13 and up) - $29
  • Children (5 to 12) - $21
  • Children 4 and under - FREE
  • Seniors (55 and up) - $26
***Feature length films excluded ***
***Additional movies can be added to any Stars Combo for $5 per movie, per person***
 

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Bus Tour*
(12:30 p.m. daily, two and 1/2 hour tour)

  • Adults/Children - $20 per person
  • Children 4 and under - FREE
*All participants must be U.S. citizens. Please click here to review the complete list of rules and restrictions
 

IMAX® and National Geographic Movies
(without general admission)

  • Adults (13 and up) - $8
  • Children (5 to 12) - $7
  • Children 4 and under - FREE
Click here for movie schedule, run times, and descriptions

Click here for group visit information

All ticket sales are final and are not refundable or transferable. No refunds will be given due to inclement weather or malfunctioning simulations.

For the safety of our staff and guests, outdoor simulators are operational when temperatures are between 45 - 101 degrees Fahrenheit (SpaceShot between 50-101 degrees Fahrenheit) and when weather permitting.


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