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Hours and Admission

The museum will be CLOSED on Mon., July 4th.

Please note: The Crescent Café is currently closed for maintenance. Light snacks and drinks will be available for purchase in the museum store, The Cotton Mill Exchange.


Hours of Operation

Mon: Closed
Tues. – Sat: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Admission Options

Advance online ticket purchases are encouraged, especially if you wish to see planetarium and/or 4D shows.

Face coverings are encouraged throughout the galleries and in the planetarium, 4d theater and observatory.


General Public Admission

General Admission

Includes entry to 4 floors of permanent and changing exhibits.

Adult $8.95
Senior (Ages 62 +) $7.95
Children (ages 3-12) $6.95

 

BUY TICKETS

With ONE Show Add-On

Gen. admission + ONE planetarium or 4D
show.

Adult $13.95
Senior (Ages 62 +) $12.95
Children (ages 3-12) $11.95

 

BUY TICKETS

With TWO Show Add-Ons

Gen. admission + TWO planetarium and/or 4D shows.

Adult $16.95
Senior (Ages 62 +) $15.95
Children (ages 3-12) $14.95

 

BUY TICKETS

 

Museums for All

The State Museum is a participating organization with Museums for All, which offers discounted general admission to guests receiving SNAP, EBT, WIC and / or Medicaid benefits.

Click here to learn more.


Museum Member Admission

Members, please RSVP for the day and time you intend to visit. If you wish to see planetarium and/or 4D shows, you can select the time you wish to attend and then either use your comp attraction tickets or purchase add-on tickets when you arrive.

Museum members receive FREE general admission and more all year long! Not a member? Learn more and join today.

Member Gen. Admission RSVP

Includes entry into 4 floors of permanent and changing exhibits.                                                               

Member Adult FREE
Member Senior (Ages 62 +) FREE
Member Children (ages 3-12) FREE

 

GENERAL ADMISSION
RSVP

Member ONE Planetarium or 4D Show RSVP

Reminder, members will need to use their comp attraction tickets or purchase member tickets when checking in.

Adult $4
Senior (Ages 62 +) $4
Children (ages 3-12) $4

 

PLANETARIUM SHOW
RSVP

Member TWO Planetarium and/or 4D Shows RSVP

Reminder, members will need to use their comp attraction tickets or purchase member tickets when checking in.

Adult $7
Senior (Ages 62 +) $7
Children (ages 3-12) $7

 

PLANETARIUM SHOWS
RSVP