|Admission type||Buy online & save||On-site box office & kiosks|
|Child (age 3 & younger)||Free||Free|
|Kid (age 4-11)||$24.95||$29.95|
|Adult (age 12+)||$29.95||$34.95|
|Senior (age 65+)||$27.95||$32.95|
|Admission Type||Buy online & save|
|Child (age 3 & younger)||Free|
|Kid (age 4-11)||$24.95|
|Adult (ages 12+)||$29.95|
|Senior (age 65+)||$27.95|
Please note: Admission prices increase by $5 at our on-site box office and kiosks.
Space Center Houston members can count on entry during all general admission hours without needing to secure a timed ticket. Members enjoy free general admission for one year and a variety of benefits, including early admission on select peak days, express entrance, free parking and more.
Parking at Space Center Houston is $10. Members get free parking. Guests can pay by phone upon arrival by scanning the QR codes posted around the parking lot and at the entrance to the center. There is ample parking for buses and oversized vehicles. Guests with electric vehicles may use our electric car charging station after purchasing parking.
Maps of our facility are available digitally on our website, on the Space Center Houston app available for Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as on-site printed copies.
For your safety and the safety of others, all bags must be screened by security officers prior to entering Space Center Houston.
VR simulators: Our virtual reality experience guides you on a spacewalk experience aboard the International Space Station. Experience the view from low-earth orbit.
Motion simulators: Our simulator rides use a powerful hydraulic and theater system to mimic the feel of space travel!
Simulators cost between $8 and $10 per person, when available and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Browse our most current promotions and discounts, including group discounts, discounts for military personnel or veterans, CityPASS and more.
Space Center Houston’scNASA Tram Tours are among our most popular experiences. These tours are your chance to go on-site at NASA Johnson Space Center and get an up-close look at human space exploration. Plan ahead – select tours typically sell out far in advance of their tour date. Learn more about our NASA Tram Tours to see how you can add a tour to your visit.
If you need cash during your visit, we have two ATM machines inside Space Center Houston. The machines are located at the Space Center Houston front entrance and the entrance to The Food Lab.
The City of Webster and Nassau Bay have you covered when it comes to lodging and entertainment near Space Center Houston. Visit our Find a Hotel page to find the location that works best for your stay or use the form below.
Attend a Space Center Houston special event to meet NASA astronauts, hear from inspiring thought leaders, become a scientist in immersive educational experiences and more!
Yes, please time your visit to align with the entry time you chose for your general admission ticket. This time is only for entry to the center, not other offerings such as our NASA tram tours and exhibitions, so ensure your choice aligns with the experiences on your to-see list!
A NASA Tram Tour boarding pass is now required to take the NASA Tram Tour. Visit our NASA Tram Tours page for instructions on how to secure a boarding pass.
Space Center Houston has peak attendance on weekends, holidays and in the summer. We recommend guests arrive as early as possible during these times. We extend hours to accommodate visitors during busy times.
If you are visiting and have special sensory needs, we regularly host Sensory Friendly Events that offer a low-sensory experience for individuals of all ages.
Members no longer need to reserve a time to visit the center.
No, CityPASS holders can go directly to the ticket window upon arrival.
Wearing a face mask is strongly encouraged.
Maintain physical spacing and follow the directions of signage.
Wash your hands frequently. Hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the center.
Individuals and families that have traveled internationally should not attend any educational programming until they have completed a 14-day quarantine and practiced social distancing.
To reserve a specific date and time for your visit with a non-dated Space Center Houston admission tickets while onsite at the center, visit our Guest Services Desk just inside the entrance to Space Center Houston. Note: the original tickets must presented at the concierge.
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We are able to book group visits now. Please contact our Reservations Department to book a group visit at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 281-283-4755.
We will continue to work to bring Space Center Houston to the public digitally. Space Center Houston is committed to making science and space exploration accessible for everyone.
Continue to explore space virtually with us! Connect with us on social media stay-to-date with NASA missions, upcoming launches, special events and educational programs.
Experience our monthly Space Center Houston’s Thought Leader Series, presented by UTMB Health. Hear from space experts on a variety of topics including current and former NASA flight controllers, retired NASA astronauts, leading women in space and more.
Take a virtual tour of the museum. Download the free Space Center Houston mobile app for augmented reality, videos and audio stories about the future and historic feats in human space exploration.
Space Center Houston strongly encourages all guests to wear a face mask during their visit, but masks are not required in our facility.
Recommended face coverings (disposable or reusable) for Space Center Houston include:
– PPEs such as N95 respirators or surgical masks
– Cloth face coverings with at least two layers of breathable material
– Neck gaiters
All face coverings should fully cover the nose and mouth and secure under the chin; fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face; and be secured with ties or ear loops to allow the guest to remain hands-free.
If you purchased non-dated Space Center Houston admission tickets or a CityPASS:
To receive a refund for timed admission tickets, you must contact our Reservations Department at email@example.com or (281) 283-4755 at least 48 hours in advance of the date/time on your tickets.