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Monday - Friday9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Sept 1 - Labor DayClosed
Sept 2-5 - MaintenanceClosed


Ticket Packages
Youth 2-12 & Seniors
Premium Members
Super SPARK: general admission + 2 theater experiences$21$18$4Free
Fantastic FLARE: general admission + Stingray Cove exhibit & 1 theater experience$19$16 $3Free
Big-time BLAST: general admission + 1 theater experience$18$15$2Free
Explorer EXPLOSION: general admission + Stingray Cove exhibit$16$13$3Free
General Admission$13$10FreeFree

Children under age two are free.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Traveler’s Checks and U.S. currency.

Ways to Save:

  • Purchase a Michigan Science Center membership: members receive free general admission for a year, plus special discounts, invitations to exclusive events and more!
  • Show your high school or college student ID and receive 20 percent off general admission.
  • Sign-up for a Young Explorer program. Only $5 members/$10 non-members for child and caregiver the first Wednesday of every month! Learn more here.
  • Take $5 off general admission when visiting after 4:30 p.m. on weekends. Perfect for late day visitors. Catch a film, planetarium show and/or some exhibits.
  • Take up to $3 off general admission August 2 and 3 with a canned good donation in honor of Arise Detroit! Neighborhoods Day ($1 per canned good, limit three per person).
  • Show your Detroit Zoo membership and receive a free ticket to either Flight of the Butterflies or Journey to the South Pacific in our Chrysler IMAX® Dome Theatre with paid museum admission. Limit 4 per membership. Ends Aug. 31, 2014. Code: IMX-1100

School Field Trips

Parties of 12 or more can save with Group rates when making a reservation. Perfect for classroom field trips, reunions and more! Explore group pricing, available options, educator resources and more here.