General admission tickets purchased online at least one day in advance of visitation will automatically receive a $1 discount on general admission or $2 off if a combination ticket with a DOME Theater movie or Mather ticket is included.
Senior citizens age 65 and older will receive $2 off the price of admission.
College Student Discount
College students with proper ID will receive a $1 discount off adult admission prices. Cannot be combined with any other discounts.
Active and retired military members with proper ID will receive half-price admission on general admission, DOME Theater tickets (excluding Hollywood films) and Mather tickets. The discount will apply to their immediate family members as well, including their spouse, children and parents.
FREE General Admission for Ohio Teachers
We encourage teachers to use Great Lakes Science Center as a teaching resource so we offer FREE general admission to Ohio teachers every day! Just bring a copy of your teaching certificate, OEA card, teacher's union card, or school ID listing "teacher/faculty" and enjoy free admission to our signature hands-on exhibits, NASA Glenn Visitor Center and Steamship William G. Mather. Come and preview Great Lakes Science Center before your next field trip. Learn more.
Badged NASA personnel and accompanying immediate family are offered free admission, during normal business hours, to Great Lakes Science Center regular exhibits. The free admission does not include costs associated with parking, the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, or special exhibits not included in regular admission.
Bank of America Free Admission Deal
Get one free general admission* to Great Lakes Science Center on the first full weekend of every month just by presenting your Bank of America debit or credit card at the Great Lakes Science Center box office. Learn more about the program. *Not valid for Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, special exhibitions or Steamship William G. Mather.
Two Great Museums! One Great Price!
The Science Rocks package gives visitors access to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Great Lakes Science Center with the option to add a film in the Science Center’s six-story Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater. These neighboring attractions are perfect for a family staycation or vacation. For an inside look at the lives and the stories behind the music of your favorite performers, visit the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Invent, tinker and create your way through hundreds of hands on exhibits at Great Lakes Science Center, including the NASA Glenn Research Center. Order your Science Rocks package here. (Offer available online only.)