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Group Visits

We discount the price, not the experience!

“Intelligent fun” defines the way groups describe their Space Center Houston experience – a day when they’ve gone inside a shuttle carrier aircraft, explored NASA Johnson Space Center, seen flown spacecraft and more. 

With more than 400 things to see and do, including a variety of ever changing experiences, Space Center Houston is a must-do group destination. We invite you to discover space exploration through its exciting present, its dramatic history, and its compelling future.

1. Get your group together

To be eligible for the best discount ($21.95 per ticket), the group must purchase a minimum of 20 tickets and prepay 7 days in advance of the visit date.

2. Place your order

Register online OR call +1 281-283-4755 to pay with a credit card.

You may also submit the order form via email to [email protected], fax to +1 281-283-4766 or mail to Space Center Houston Reservations, 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058

3. Arrive at Space Center Houston!

Be ready to enjoy a day of exploration, discovery, excitement, education and fun all rolled into one.

Reservations and pay-on-arrival rates

Prepaid Group Rate - $21.95

Pay your group order at least 7 days in advance to receive the prepaid group rate of $21.95 per person. Additional tickets on your date of visit or under 7 days, may be purchased at the pay-on-arrival discounted rate of $23.95 per person. Additional complimentary tickets will not apply. Prepay via the instructions above.

Pay-On-Arrival Group Rate - $23.95

Not able to prepay for your visit? No worries. Call Space Center Houston group reservations at +1 281-283-4755 at least 24 hours in advance of your group’s visit to reserve your group tickets. The pay-on-arrival group rate of $23.95 per person is still a savings of over 20%.

Frequently Asked Questions

The group ticket includes more than 400 things to see and do at Space Center Houston, including many exhibits, two films, four live shows, several artifact galleries, Independence Plaza, films and more. There are three virtual-reality rides that are not included (an additional $8 and $10 per ride per person). There is a $10 parking fee per vehicle (not including the Metropolis service fee), which is waived for buses.

Bus drivers do not need a ticket, but they must present their ID at the Guest Services Desk upon arrival to receive admission into the center.
Yes, groups with less than 75 tickets can receive tickets via email. Groups with 75 or more tickets can receive tickets by mail. A $20 shipping fee will apply. Contact reservations for more information.
No – seating for all films and shows is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Outside food is not allowed inside the center. We do have a covered picnic park area adjacent to the guest parking lot which is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The covered portion seats approximately 75 and the perimeter seats an additional 50. Coolers must remain on buses.
The NASA Tram Tour takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.
No tram experiences cannot be booked online. Public tram experiences are on a first-come, first-served basis. Private tram experiences may be booked through our Reservations Department. Trams usually depart every 20 to 40 minutes and last 90 minutes. Please check the show schedule on the day of your visit.
The time spent inside Space Center Houston depends on how much your group wants to do. There are two films, four live shows, several artifact galleries, many exhibits and the NASA Tram Tour. Planning three to five hours will allow your group to see many things. Come as soon as the center opens to have the best experience.
The NASA Tram Tour is the only part of your day that will be guided as part of your admission ticket. Touring the inside of the center is self-guided. Please use the Map and Guide or Space Center Houston app to plan your day.

Cancellation and Reschedule Policy: All tickets are non-refundable. In case of a group cancellation, tickets are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.

Refund Policy: All tickets are non-refundable

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Moon 2 Mars Festival is back!

Tickets on sale now | March 13 - 16

The All-American Rejects are throwing Space Center Houston’s Moon 2 Mars Festival into hyperdrive. Amp up your Space City Spring Break with us!

Access to this all-ages festival is included in general admission.


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Space Center Houston is working to foster a new generation of scientists, engineers, and innovators. In a city renowned for its pioneering spirit and innovation, inspiring our youth to reach for the stars is crucial. Your donation today will allow us to provide engaging programs and invaluable opportunities for more under-resourced students to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Make a gift now and make a lasting impact on our community’s future!