× COVID-19 Update: The Greensboro Science Center is now open with modified operations and elevated safety procedures. Capacity is limited. Advanced reservations are required for all guests, including GSC members.

Hours & Prices

  • 9am - 5pm
  • Zoo closes at 4pm seasonally
    Petting zoo hours: Weekends only from 10am to 4pm

  • 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): $16.00
    Seniors (ages 65+): $15.00
    Children (ages 3 - 13): $15.00
    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

Discounts

We are only able to offer City of Greensboro Resident discounts (at online checkout, use code: CITY2020) and Military discounts (at online checkout, use code: MILITARY2020) at this time. Valid ID must be presented at check-in. As a non-profit organization, we are grateful for your support as we recover from this extended closure.

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

Note that we are unable to offer discounts at this time. As a non-profit organization, we are grateful for your support as we recover from this extended closure.

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

Note that we are unable to offer discounts at this time. As a non-profit organization, we are grateful for your support as we recover from this extended closure.

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