EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015
North Carolina General Statute §1 05-1 64.4(a) provides that an admission charge to an entertainment activity (museum) is subject to sales and use tax in accordance with N.C. Gen.Stat. §1 05-1 64.46. Accordingly, general admissions, OmniSphere admissions and membership will be subject to 6.75% sales tax beginning January 1, 2015.
General admission includes admission to the Museum, Animal Discovery and SciQuarium.
Adults (ages 14 - 64): $12.50
Seniors (ages 65+): $11.50
Children (ages 3 - 13): $11.50
Children 2 and Under: Free
NOTE: No refunds or rain checks available.
Greensboro residents receive $1 off general admission.
Members of the military receive $1 off general admission with a valid military ID.
College students receive $1 off general admission with a valid college ID.
City of Greensboro employees receive $1 off general admission with a valid City ID.
*Special discounts cannot be combined.
OmniSphere Theater ticket fees are in addition to General Admission.
Full Dome Shows: $3
3D Shows: $5
Laser Shows: $3
Click here for show descriptions and times.
Evening Laser Shows: $5 (no general admission required). Click here for evening laser show schedule.
NOTE: No refunds on Omnisphere ticket purchases
Groups of 10 or more receive a discount when scheduled at least two weeks in advance. For more information, visit our Group Visit page.
Reciprocal Memberships for participating ASTC or AZA organizations will be accepted provided the Member follows the following guidelines:
• You MUST have your Membership Card with you.
• The Membership Card MUST be in your name.
• You MUST present a photo ID.
• The expiration date on the Membership Card MUST be valid.
To find out if your home museum or zoo is part of the reciprocity program, view the lists online: AZA | ASTC
Please note the exclusions below. Reciprocity is subject to change.
Due to geographic proximity, members of the following AZA and ASTC facilities will receive 50% off general admission:
Danville Science Center, Danville VA
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill NC
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, Kure Beach NC
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, Atlantic Beach NC
North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island, Manteo NC
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh NC
North Carolina Transportation Museum Foundation, Spencer NC
North Carolina Zoological Park, Asheboro NC
SciWorks, Winston-Salem NC
Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville VA
Due to geographic proximity, members of the following ASTC facilities are not eligible for a discount on general admission:
Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh NC
Museum of Life and Science, Durham NC