Members matter at Space Center Houston!

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 preview parties, 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.

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.

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See all of the exceptional benefits each membership has to offer!
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* The primary Member 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.

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.

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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 Museum
  • Member discount on The Great Courses
  • Online benefits from the Smithsonian with insider access to the Smithsonian and special opportunities

ASTC Passport is a reciprocal admission program offered through the Association of Science – Technology Centers Incorporated (ASTC).

Contributor and Patron levels of Space Center Houston membership provides eligibility for free or discounted admission at more than 360 science centers and museums around the country, even around the world! More information about what ASTC Passport has to offer as well as rules for engaging each organization at