Know Before You Go


The GSC is dedicated to developing inclusive experiences for all guests. Learn more.


Balloons are not permitted.

Child Policy

Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


On site dining is available at the Meerkat Café. Coolers and outside food are welcome.

Gift Shop

The TriceraShop is open Mon. - Sat. from 9 - 5 and Sun. from Noon - 5.

Infant Care

Changing tables are available in all restrooms. Nursing mothers are welcome and may request a private area if desired.


Parking is available for free on a first-come, first-served basis.


Pets are not permitted. See accessibility for service animal policy.


Smoking of any kind (e-cigarettes, vapes, etc.) is not permitted.

Wagon Rentals

Currently unavailable due to COVID-19.


Weapons of any kind are not permitted, including concealed carry firearms (C.O. 18-25).


Animals may be off exhibit due to weather. Check our homepage for closing information. We do not offer refunds for inclement weather.

PHOTO POLICY: You are welcome to take photos and/or video for personal use only; photography or videography for commercial, educational or research purposes requires written permission from the GSC's Marketing Department. The Greensboro Science Center reserves the right to photograph, videotape, and/or film our members, visitors and guests, on the Center's grounds for self-promotional purposes.

No drones allowed without prior written permission from the GSC's Marketing Department.