Become a member
Members help sustain our world-class science and space exploration learning center while enjoying many outstanding benefits throughout the year.
Enjoy free admission for one year and a variety of new benefits available exclusively to Space Center Houston members. Take advantage of exclusive member events like special exhibit opening celebrations, free parking, priority boarding for the NASA Tram Tour, an express entrance to the center and member discounts on Explorer Camps, the Zero-G Diner and SpaceTrader gift shop. Join us today for an amazing year of discovery with VIP access.
This year, your VIP access will include pre-sale tickets with member discounts for the Space Center Houston celebration of the Apollo 11 lunar landing and Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon on July 20. Tickets will be available soon. See the list of public events for July 16-24 here.
In addition to the year full of experiences and benefits that membership provides, your support helps fuel our mission to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration.
All Members receive:
- Free admission on each visit (12 months)
- Free parking
- Express entry
- Priority boarding for NASA Tram Tour
- 10% off on dining, shopping and photographs
- Discounts on extra admission tickets (4/visit)
- Monthly Member Mornings (second Saturday)
- Exclusive exhibit opening events
- E-newsletter and calendar of events
- 10% off Space Center U (3/year)
See all of the exceptional benefits each membership has to offer!
* Both Primary and Secondary card-holding members must be 18 years or older.
** A special 10% discount on memberships is available to military and NASA Johnson Space Center employees when ID is presented at the center.
- The Primary member must be 18 years or older.
- Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.
- Membership at Space Center Houston is intended for noncommercial use by individuals. Admissions, guest passes or discounts granted as a privilege of membership can never be sold to another person or entity.
- Photo identification is required at the time of visit and should match the person whose name is on the membership. At least one card-holding member must be present with guests.
- The center reserves the right to revoke memberships for abuse of member privileges or for inappropriate conduct.
- Space Center Houston reserves the right to change its pricing and benefits structure at any time.
Smithsonian Affiliate membership benefits are included with Discovery Circle memberships.
- A personalized Smithsonian Affiliate Member card, gaining you admission and benefits to Smithsonian Affiliate museums and centers that have opted to offer reciprocal benefits (see the list here).
- Seven issues of Smithsonian Air & Space magazine for one year
- 10 percent discount on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
- 10 percent discount on IMAX tickets at Smithsonian Museums
- Member discount on The Great Courses www.thegreatcourses.com
- Online benefits from the Smithsonian with insider access to the Smithsonian and special opportunities
Space Center Houston does offer reciprocal admission to Smithsonian Affiliate Members who present an official card and valid photo ID upon arrival (max 2 adults, 2 children, depending on the level of your home institution membership. Guests requesting admission for more than 2 will need to show home membership card at Family level or above).
Don't miss our member frequently asked questions with a plethora of information about becoming a member, benefits, membership management and more.
Give the gift of adventure, exploration and delight—a gift that lasts all year long. Share your valued Space Center Houston membership experience with your family and friends when you give a Space Center Houston membership.
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