× COVID-19 Update: The Greensboro Science Center is open! Timed tickets are available; walk-ups are welcome.

Hours & Prices

  • 9am - 5pm
  • The GSC closes at 4pm during Winter Wonderlights

  • Open year-round
  • Exceptions: Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

  • General Admission
  • Includes admission to the aquarium, museum and zoo

    GSC Members: Free
    Adults (ages 14 - 64): $19.50
    Seniors (ages 65+): $18.50
    Children (ages 3 - 13): $17.50
    Children 2 and Under: Free

    Want free admission for a year? It's one of the many benefits of our membership program! Click here to learn more.

  • Purchase tickets online
Greensboro Science Center map

Our map is conveniently located on our free app so you can carry it with you during your visit! Search the App Store or Google Play Store for "Greensboro Science Center."

Discounts

The following individuals receive $1 off general admission with a valid ID: Greensboro residents (at online checkout, use code: CITY2020), members of the military (at online checkout, use code: MILITARY2020), college students (only available for in-person, same-day ticket purchases), City of Greensboro employees (at online checkout, use code: CITY2020).

Group discounts are available for groups of 10+. Financial assistance is available for groups, but eligibility restrictions apply. Click here to learn more.

SNAP/EBT Discount: Individuals and families enrolled in a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) from any state can receive up to five $5.00 general admission tickets by presenting a SNAP/EBT card and photo ID. This discount is only available for in-person, same-day ticket purchases. Not valid for group visits; to learn about financial assistance for groups, click here.

NOTE: Discounts and special offers cannot be combined.

AZA & ASTC Reciprocity

This discount is only available for in-person, same-day ticket purchases; please present your valid membership card and matching ID.

Reciprocal memberships for participating Association of Science - Technology Centers (ASTC) or Association of Zoos and Aquariums (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 use a reciprocal corporate membership, the member must observe the following guidelines:
• You must have the membership card with you.
• The membership card must be in your company's name.
• You must present your business ID (with photo) to match with the company name on the membership card.
• The expiration date on the membership card must be valid.
• The reciprocal benefit applies to up to 5 people per membership card presented.

To find out if your museum or zoo is part of the reciprocity program, view the lists online: ASTC | AZA
Please note the exceptions below. Reciprocity is subject to change.

Reciprocity Exceptions

This discount is only available for in-person, same-day ticket purchases; please present your valid membership card and matching ID.

The following AZA and ASTC facilities receive special consideration due to geographic proximity

  • 50% Reciprocity

  • Catawba Science Center, Hickory NC
  • Danville Science Center, Danville VA
  • Kaleideum, Winston-Salem NC
  • Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill NC
  • Museum of Life and Science, Durham 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
  • Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville VA
  • No Reciprocity

  • Discovery Place, Inc., Charlotte NC
  • Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh NC