× COVID-19 Update: The Greensboro Science Center is now open with modified operations and elevated safety procedures. Capacity is limited, so advanced reservations are recommended for all guests, including GSC members. To view discounts currently being accepted, click here. As a non-profit organization, we are grateful for your support as we recover from this extended closure.

Hours & Prices

  • 9am - 4pm*
  • We are currently closing early for Winter Wonderlights and will resume our normal 9-5 hours on January 4, 2021.
    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 accept reciprocal 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 accept reciprocal 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