Inspire your students through the wonders of space exploration with a field trip they will never forget! Your class will discover more than 400 things to see and do at Space Center Houston while experiencing real science, math, technology and engineering.
Explore our interactive Mission Mars exhibit, the international landmark Independence Plaza, multiple flown spacecraft, a real Moon rock your students can touch, one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of space suits and more.
|Register and pay at least one week in advance||$10.95|
|Register in advance and pay on arrival||$12.95|
|Pay on arrival without advanced registration||$24.95 children
|Apply for Title 1 school special pricing||$5.95|
A minimum of 20 tickets must be purchased to receive the discounted field trip rate. Our field trip discount saves up to 60 percent off full-price admission and, as a bonus, groups receive one free ticket for every 20 tickets purchased. Field trip reservations must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance of the visit to receive a discount.
Parking for school and charter buses is free. Chaperones and teachers in individual vehicles must pay $5 per vehicle for parking. Cash and credit cards are accepted at the toll plaza.
To register for a Space Center Houston field trip, complete and submit the order form or call our Reservations Department.
- Complete the field trip order form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to +1 281-283-4766, or mail it to Space Center Houston, Attention: Reservations, 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058.
- Call Space Center Houston reservations at +1 281-283-4755 and pay with a credit card.
Field trips are available any day of the week during normal operating hours. Space Center Houston hours fluctuate seasonally. Click here to view operating hours for the year to plan your field trip.
Title 1 discounted field trips are available year round; however, April 17 through May 31 Title 1 discounted field trips are offered only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Group size and student/chaperone ratio
Space Center Houston requires at least one adult chaperone directly supervising every 10 students at all times. Students without chaperones are not allowed in Space Center Houston’s gift shops. This rule pertains to all field trips, regardless of student grade level or age. Please follow our code of conduct during your field trip.
Title 1 schools
Title 1 schools may request funding that supplements the price of a field trip while funds are available. The program provides a rate of $5.95 per person, a savings of up to 78 percent from full-price admission. Click here to learn more.