Discounts & Promotions
Members visit free all year long. Plus they help the Maryland Science Center continue to be the best it can be through cutting edge exhibits, presentations, and large format films. And, your contribution is tax deductible. In addition to free exhibit hall admission, members enjoy discounts on IMAX film admission and admission to national touring exhibitions.
Prices Take a Dive during First Fridays
Admission for First Fridays includes the permanent exhibit halls, planetarium, and IMAX Theater on Friday evening beginning at 5:00pm. First Fridays take place November through March. All visitors pay just $8 for admission during First Fridays. One low price covers everything except national touring exhibitions. IMAX presentations are at 7:00pm, Planetarium presentations are at 5:40pm, and you will encounter live science during your visit.
Children under 3 are always free. Members are admitted to First Fridays free of charge. First Fridays hours are 5:00 p.m. - 8:00p.m. There are no advance ticket sales for this program.
Free Admission for Maryland Students
For the 2012-2013 school year Maryland school children are admitted to exhibit halls free of charge when visiting with their school group during the school year. In addition, field trip planners can add IMAX films, planetarium presentations, enrichment experiences and Observatory programs for very low additional fees. A copy of our online field trip planner can be found here. Admission is by reservation only–phone 410-545-5929.
Baltimore Harbor Pass
Love saving money? Hate waiting in lines? Then the Baltimore Harbor Pass is just for you! Baltimore Harbor Pass allows you to visit 6 attractions in 4 days for 1 discounted price.
The new Baltimore Harbor Pass offers familiar favorites like discounted entry into the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and Top of the World Observation Level. In addition, Harbor Pass ticket holders will also receive a one-time entry to their choice of the American Visionary Art Museum or Port Discovery Children's Museum and a choice of Sports Legends at Camden Yards or the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History & Culture.You may purchase your Harbor Pass in three ways:
By Phone: 1-877-Baltimore
Onsite at the Baltimore Visitors Center
- Adult $49.95
- Child $39.95
- Call 1-877-BALTIMORE, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (EST) to purchase in advance. You must purchase a minimum of three days in advance of first use to recieve the advanced purchase discount.