Hours and Admission

Hours

Great Lakes Science Center Hours

WINTER OPERATING HOURS
(beginning Tuesday, September 6 through April of 2017)
Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.

Hours subject to change. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and Cleveland Browns regular season home game days. (BROWNS SCHEDULE HERE)

SUMMER OPERATING HOURS
Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.


 

2016 Mather Dates:

May, September, October
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon – 5 p.m.

June – August
Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon – 5 p.m.

Closed Mondays (with the exception of Memorial Day 11 a.m to 5 p.m. and Labor Day for the Air Show)

Last ticket sale at 4 p.m. last admission at 4:30 p.m.

Admission

Our flexible pricing structure allows you to choose from the following attractions: general exhibits (general admission to Great Lakes Science Center and the NASA Glenn Visitor Center), DOME Theater or Steamship William G. Mather. Please note that different admission rates apply for members and non-members.

Non-members

  Adult 
Youth*
(2-12)
General admission
(includes NASA Glenn Visitor Center)
 $15.00  $12.00
DOME Theater only  $11.00  $9.00
General admission and DOME Theater  $20.00  $17.00
Steamship Wm. G. Mather only
(seasonal May - October)
 $9.00  $6.00
(youth under 5 free)
General admission and
Steamship Wm. G. Mather
 $20.00  $17.00
 All three attractions
(includes general admission, DOME Theater and
and Steamship Wm. G. Mather)
$23.00 $21.00

*All youth 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

 

Members

  Adult
Youth* Member
(2-18)
MAX Member
General admission
(includes NASA Glenn Visitor Center)
 FREE  FREE  FREE
DOME Theater only  $9.00  $7.00  FREE
General admission and DOME Theater  $9.00  $7.00  FREE
Steamship Wm. G. Mather only
(seasonal May - October)
 FREE  FREE  FREE
General admission and
Steamship Wm. G. Mather
 FREE  FREE  FREE
 All three attractions (includes general admission, DOME Theater and and Steamship Wm. G. Mather)  $9.00   $7.00  FREE

 *All youth 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Prices subject to change.

Purchase tickets at the box office or by calling 216-694-2000.


SCIENCE ROCKS!
Two Great Museums! One Great Price!

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The Science Rocks package gives visitors access to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Great Lakes Science Center with the option to add a film in the Science Center’s six-story, DOME Theater.  These neighboring attractions are perfect for a family staycation or vacation. For an inside look at the lives and the stories behind the music of your favorite performers, visit the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Invent, tinker and create your way through hundreds of hands on exhibits at Great Lakes Science Center, including the NASA Glenn Research Center. Order your Science Rocks package here. (Offer available online only.)


Senior and Student Discount
Seniors (65+) and students with proper ID will receive a $1 discount off adult admission prices. Cannot be combined with any other discounts.


Military Discount
A $1 military discount is available to active duty and reservist personnel in the U.S. Armed Forces. Discount applies to user plus one guest. Cannot be combined with any other discounts. User must show Federal Service or Department of Defense ID.


FREE General Admission for Ohio Teachers
We encourage teachers to use Great Lakes Science Center as a teaching resource so we offer FREE general admission to Ohio teachers every day! Just bring your school ID and enjoy free admission to our signature hands-on exhibits, NASA Glenn Visitor Center and Steamship William G. Mather. Come and preview Great Lakes Science Center before your next field trip. Learn more.


NASA Employees
Badged NASA personnel and accompanying immediate family are offered free admission, during normal business hours, to Great Lakes Science Center regular exhibits. The free admission does not include costs associated with parking, the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, or special exhibits not included in regular admission.


Group Sales
For information on group sales and field trips, call 216-621-2400 or get details here.


Bank of America Free Admission Deal
Get one free general admission* to Great Lakes Science Center on the first full weekend of every month just by presenting your Bank of America debit or credit card at the Great Lakes Science Center box office. Learn more about the program.

*Not valid for Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, special exhibitions or Steamship William G. Mather.