As we all adjust to the changing situation around us, we want you to know that we are planning to extend your membership expiration date in an effort to ensure that you receive the value and experience you expect. We respectfully request that if you are able to provide membership support by renewing or joining now, please do so. Thank you for your continuing support.
-Membership Team

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 general 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, SpaceTrader gift shop, and Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant. Join us today for an amazing year of discovery with VIP access.

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.

Become a member today!

Membership value

Most membership levels pay for themselves in just two visits.

Individual Dual Family Friends
& Family
FREE general admissions per visit 1 2 4 6
Membership price $55 $90 $149 $199
Value of two visits
(includes parking & guest passes)
$70 $130 $250 $370
Discovery Circle
Supporter Contributor Patron
FREE general admissions per visit 6 6 8
A year of free admission becomes a year of enriching experiences that give you access to space experts and exclusive opportunities for engaging in discovery while also providing support for our nonprofit mission.

Membership value

Most membership levels pay for themselves in just two visits.

Membership is a great value! Discovery Circle
IndividualDualFamilyFriends & FamilySupporterContributorPatron
FREE general admissions per visit1 246668
Membership price$55$90$149$199A year of free admission becomes a year of enriching experiences that give you access to space experts and exclusive opportunities for engaging in discovery while also providing support for our nonprofit mission.
Value of two visits
(includes parking)
$70$130$250$370

All Members receive

Twelve (12) full months of FREE general admission and access to all special exhibits, Sensory Friendly and Home School Days (during normal operating hours)

Free parking

Member express entry

Exclusive exhibit openings

Monthly Member Mornings (second Saturday)

20% discount on Galaxy Lights tickets (6/visit)

Priority boarding for NASA Tram Tour and Galaxy Lights

Online 3-day advance access for Apollo Mission Control Center tour reservations

10% discount at Zero-G Diner, SpaceTrader and on souvenir photography

Access to member-exclusive Discovery Briefing tickets (approximately quarterly)

Exclusive discount on additional general admission tickets (4/visit)

Pre-sale and discount offers for select public events

E-newsletter and calendar of events

Twelve (12) full months of FREE general admission and access to all special exhibits, Sensory Friendly and Home School Days (during normal operating hours).

Free parking

Member Express Entry

Exclusive exhibit openings

Monthly Member Mornings (second Saturday)

20% discount on Galaxy Lights tickets (6/visit)

Priority boarding for NASA Tram Tour and Galaxy Lights

Online 3-day advance access for Apollo Mission Control Center reservations

10% discount at Zero-G Diner, SpaceTrader and on souvenir photography

Access to member-exclusive Discovery Briefing tickets (approximately quarterly)

Exclusive discount on additional general admission tickets (4/visit)

Pre-sale and discount offers for select public events

E-newsletter and calendar of events

Additional member benefits

All memberships include the benefits above. See the additional exceptional benefits each membership level has to offer below!

Membership Discovery Circle
Level Individual Dual Family Friends
& Family
Supporter Contributor Patron
Price $55 $90 $149 $199 $400 $600 $1000
General admission tickets per visit 1 2 4 6 6 6 8
Pre-sale and discount offers for select public events Priority Priority Priority
Discount on Space Center University® (4/year) 10% 10% 10% 10% 15% 15%
10% discount and early registration on Explorer Camps (children in household) Priority registration Priority registration Priority registration
10% discount on Stars & STEM Family Nights and Family Campouts
ASTC Passport (reciprocal privileges at 300+ science centers)
Single-use guest passes to share 4 6 6
NASA photo signed by astronaut
10% discount for Lunch with an Astronaut (4/year)
Complimentary Discovery Briefing experiences (invites per quarterly event) 2 4 4
Complimentary Galaxy Lights tickets (annually) 2 4 6
Complimentary Smithsonian Affiliate membership with Air & Space magazine
Invitation for two to select VIP receptions and events, including the Annual President's Lunch
Complimentary Lunch with an Astronaut tickets (2/year)
Two reserved seats for NASA mission debriefings
Personal tour for 10 guests (scheduled)
Noncharitable value of goods and services $0 $0 $0 $0 $152 $256 $369

Additional member benefits

All memberships include the benefits above. See the additional exceptional benefits each membership level has to offer below!



Your membership contribution helps fund our nonprofit mission to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. It is also tax deductible to the extent allowed by law, minus the value of goods and services stated above. Thank you for your support!

Membership Policy

  • 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.
  • All discounts and ticket access is limited to the number of general admissions associated with your membership level unless otherwise noted
  • A special 10% discount on memberships is available to active and veteran military, educators and NASA Johnson Space Center employees when ID is presented at the center.

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Smithsonian Affiliate membership benefits include:

  • 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).

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Enjoy the many benefits of our new enhanced Space Center Houston membership such as free admission, exhibit opening celebrations, special events and discounts in the gift shop, diner and camps. You also will be supporting an important mission.

Member FAQ

Don't miss our member frequently asked questions with a plethora of information about becoming a member, benefits, membership management and more.

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Gift membership

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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Member events

Be part of the mission with our member events. Explore the center during exclusive member mornings, exhibit opening celebrations, and more!

Member services

+1 281-244-2100
membership@spacecenter.org
1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058, USA

MEMBER LOUNGE

To show our members how much we appreciate them this spring, we are providing a member’s lounge. This will give you an exclusive place to relax and recharge away from the crowds while enjoying snacks and water.

Lounge location & dates

FLASH SALE

Save on membership through June 15

What's the best way to see Space Center Houston?

Over and over and over again!

Become a member today and save on free visits for an entire year. You'll also save on tickets to Apollo 50th Live, presented by JSC Federal Credit Union, tickets and receive a complimentary Apollo 50th commemorative patch.

This offer is only good through Saturday, so sign up today!

Offer valid on new memberships only and cannot be applied to renewals.

Membership Discovery Circle
Level Individual Dual Family Friends
& Family
Supporter Contributor Patron
Price $55 $90 $149 $199 $400 $600 $1000
General admission tickets per visit 1 2 4 6 8 8 10
General admission ticket value $29.95 $59.90 $119.80 $179.70 $179.70 $179.70 $239.60
One-time guest passes to share 4 6 6
Guest pass value $119.70 $179.70 $179.70
Total value after one visit $29.95 $59.90 $119.80 $179.70 $299.50 $359.40 $419.30
Total value after two visits $64.95 $124.80 $244.60 $364.40 $604.00 $723.80 $843.60
12 months FREE general admission, all special exhibits, Home School Days and Sensory Friendly Events
Free parking (after first visit)
Member express entrance
10% discount at Zero-G Diner, SpaceTrader and on souvenir photos
Monthly Member Mornings (second Saturday)
20% discount on Galaxy Lights tickets 4 4 4 4 6 6 6
Exclusive discount on additional general admission tickets (4/visit)
Priority boarding on NASA Tram Tours and Galaxy Lights
Online 3-day advance access for Apollo Mission Control Center reservations
Exclusive exhibit opening events
Access to member-exclusive Discovery Briefing tickets (approximately quarterly)
Pre-sale and discount offers for select public events (approximately quarterly) Priority Priority Priority
E-newsletter and events calendar
Discount on Space Center University® (4/year) 10% 10% 10% 10% 15% 15%
10% discount and early registration on Explorer Camps (children in household) Priority registration Priority registration Priority registration
10% discount on Family Stars & STEM evenings and Family Campouts
ASTC Passport (reciprocal privileges at 300+ science centers)
Complimentary Discovery Briefing experiences tickets 2 2 4
10% discount for Lunch with an Astronaut 2 4 4
Complimentary Galaxy Lights tickets 2 2 4
NASA photo signed by astronaut
Invitation for two to select VIP receptions and events, including the Annual President's Lunch
Two complimentary Lunch with an Astronaut tickets
Two reserved seats for NASA mission debriefings
Personal tour for 10 guests (scheduled)
Noncharitable value of goods and services $0 $0 $0 $60 $82 $142 $340

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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).

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