Purchase tickets online 

General admission tickets purchased online at least a day in advance of visitation will automatically receive a $1 discount on general admission or $2 off if a combination ticket with a DOME Theater movie or Mather ticket is included! (Please note that Hollywood film titles are not included)


Hours

Please note we have returned to SUMMER OPERATING HOURS, meaning we are now OPEN on Mondays!

SUMMER OPERATING HOURS
(Now through Labor Day 2017)
Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
WINTER OPERATING HOURS
(September - April)
Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Hours subject to change. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and Cleveland Browns regular season home game days. Click here for the Browns schedule.


Steamship William G. Mather Hours
Now Open

Behind-the-Scenes Tours available! Click here for more information!

May, September, October
Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
June – August
Tuesday - Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Closed Mondays (with the exception of Memorial Day 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Labor Day for the Air Show)
Last ticket sale at 4 p.m. last admission at 4:30 p.m.


Admission

Our flexible pricing structure allows you to choose from the following attractions: general exhibits (general admission to Great Lakes Science Center and the NASA Glenn Visitor Center), The Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater or Steamship William G. Mather. Please note that different admission rates apply for members and non-members.

Purchase tickets online 

General Admission (includes NASA Glenn Visitor Center)

Adult $15
Youth (2-12)* $12
Adult Member FREE
Youth Member FREE
MAX Member FREE

Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater only

Adult $11
Youth (2-12)* $9
Adult Member $9
Youth Member $7
MAX Member FREE

General admission and Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater

Adult $20
Youth (2-12)* $17
Adult Member $9
Youth Member $7
MAX Member FREE

Steamship William. G. Mather only (seasonal May - October)

Adult $9
Youth (2-12)* $6 (under 5 years old free)
Adult Member FREE
Youth Member FREE
MAX Member FREE

General admission and Steamship William. G. Mather

Adult $20
Youth (2-12)* $17
Adult Member FREE
Youth Member FREE
MAX Member FREE

 All three attractions (includes general admission, Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater and Steamship William. G. Mather)

Adult $23
Youth (2-12)* $21
Adult Member $9
Youth Member $7
MAX Member FREE

 

*All youth 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

Prices subject to change.

Purchase tickets at the box office or by calling 216-694-2000.

Discounts and Packages

SCIENCE ROCKS!
Two Great Museums! One Great Price!

The Science Rocks package gives visitors access to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Great Lakes Science Center with the option to add a film in the Science Center’s six-story Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater.  These neighboring attractions are perfect for a family staycation or vacation. For an inside look at the lives and the stories behind the music of your favorite performers, visit the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Invent, tinker and create your way through hundreds of hands on exhibits at Great Lakes Science Center, including the NASA Glenn Research Center. Order your Science Rocks package here. (Offer available online only.)


Discounts

Online Discount
General admission tickets purchased online at least one day in advance of visitation will automatically receive a $1 discount on general admission or $2 off if a combination ticket with a DOME Theater movie or Mather ticket is included.


Senior Discount
Senior citizens age 65 and older will receive $2 off the price of admission.


Student Discount
Students with proper ID will receive a $1 discount off adult admission prices. Cannot be combined with any other discounts.


Military Discount
Beginning May 1, active and retired military members with proper ID will receive half-price admission on general admission, DOME Theater tickets (excluding Hollywood films) and Mather tickets. The discount will apply to their immediate family members as well, including their spouse, children and parents.


FREE General Admission for Ohio Teachers
We encourage teachers to use Great Lakes Science Center as a teaching resource so we offer FREE general admission to Ohio teachers every day! Just bring your school ID and enjoy free admission to our signature hands-on exhibits, NASA Glenn Visitor Center and Steamship William G. Mather. Come and preview Great Lakes Science Center before your next field trip. Learn more.


NASA Employees
Badged NASA personnel and accompanying immediate family are offered free admission, during normal business hours, to Great Lakes Science Center regular exhibits. The free admission does not include costs associated with parking, the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, or special exhibits not included in regular admission.


Group Sales
For information on group sales and field trips, call 216-621-2400 or get details here.


Bank of America Free Admission Deal
Get one free general admission* to Great Lakes Science Center on the first full weekend of every month just by presenting your Bank of America debit or credit card at the Great Lakes Science Center box office. Learn more about the program.

*Not valid for Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, special exhibitions or Steamship William G. Mather.