Hours & Prices

  • 9am - 5pm
  • Zoo closes at 4pm seasonally
    Petting zoo hours: Weekends, 10am - 4pm (From June 10 - August 9, 2019, the petting zoo will also be open weekdays from 10am - 4 pm)

  • Open year-round
  • Exceptions: Closed the day of our annual gala,
    Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
    Closes at 2pm on Christmas Eve.

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

    GSC Members: Free
    Adults (ages 14 - 64): $14.50
    Seniors (ages 65+): $13.50
    Children (ages 3 - 13): $13.50
    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
  • Online tickets are valid for one year from selected visit date.

Greensboro Science Center map


The following individuals receive $1 off general admission with a valid ID: Greensboro residents, members of the military, college students, City of Greensboro employees.

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

NOTE: Discounts and special offers cannot be combined.

AZA & ASTC Reciprocity

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 find out if your home 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

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