The MESS Hall will be open Extended Hours, from 10 AM – 5 PM the following dates:

Tuesday, December 17 – Saturday, December 20

Thursday, December 26 – Tuesday, December 31

Thursday, January 2 – Saturday, January 4

The Museum will be closed December 22 – 25; and January 1.

Please visit our Winter Break Camps post for info on holiday break Science Sampler Camp.

We will have special Tinker Tot programs on Tuesday, December 17, and Thursday, December 19, at 10:30 am. These programs are included with admission and are appropriate for preschoolers and their caregivers.

Our Kids Night Out program on December 20 is a drop off program for learners ages 7 and up.


Admission is free for full annual members and flex pass holders. General admission is $10 for adults and children ages 3 and up. Visitors under 16 must be accompanied by an adult over 18.

6 Month Flex Pass:
Get 6 months of admission for you and the number of guests you include in your purchase, up to 5 guests. $18/person, 2 cardholders listed. Click here to see a comparison of our admission options.

All active duty military and their dependents (spouse and children) receive $9 admission.

Big Brothers Big Sisters: We’re happy to offer free Little admission with purchase of Big admission.