Be Inspired by the Wonders of Space Exploration

Space Center Houston - Houston

- Open Daily and Hours Vary
  • Any Day General Admission for 1 Adult
  • Any Day General Admission for 1 Adult
  • Any Day General Admission for 1 Adult
  • Any Day General Admission for 1 Adult
  • Any Day General Admission for 1 Adult

The Experience

Open Daily
Monday - Friday | 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday | 9:00am - 6:00pm
About the Experience
  • General Admission to Space Center Houston for One Adult or Child (Child Tickets valid for ages 4-11)
    • Weekday tickets are valid Monday - Thursday, "Any Day" tickets may be used on any day of the week
  • Explore the Starship Gallery, Astronaut Gallery, Independence Plaza, Mission Mars and the International Space Station Gallery. Enjoy Films & Live Presentations and take the NASA Tram Tour
  • Children ages 0-3 do not require a paid admission ticket
  • After making your purchase you will need to make timed entry reservations. If you would like assistance in making your reservation you can contact our Customer Service department and they would be happy to help. 877-827-5017 | 8am-4pm PST
What We Love
  • More than 400 things to see and do
  • Discover how space inspires technological, cultural and social progress
  • Get a behind the scenes look at NASA on the NASA Tram Tour, experience a virtual Martian sunset, touch a moon rock and more
Many of us have dreamed about leaving Earth and exploring other worlds, but the reality is that only a select few have had the honor to explore the great beyond. Luckily for us, there is Space Center Houston. With more than 400 space artifacts plus multiple seasonal exhibits, Space Center Houston offers an exciting array of attractions for people of all ages. 

Need to Know

Useful Info
  • All permanent exhibits are open
  • Parking at Space Center Houston is $5. Cash and credit cards are accepted at the toll plaza
  • Guests with electric vehicles may use our electric car charging station after purchasing parking
  • If you need cash during your visit, there are two ATM machines inside Space Center Houston.
  • Tasty beverages and delicious meals are available for purchase at the Food Lab
  • A limited number of complimentary wheelchairs are available at the Guest Services Desk on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Bring water bottles or plan to purchase beverages - water fountains will not be available
  • Find more info through the Space Center Houston Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety
    • All guests, including members, must have a timed admission ticket. While children under three years old receive free admission, they still need a timed admission ticket. Guests can select tickets for every hour from when the center opens until 2pm
    • Effective Monday, August 2, all guests (ages 2+), regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear a mask anytime they are inside Space Center Houston facilities or on one of our tram tours
    • All guests, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask at all times when on any of our tram tours that take guests over to NASA Johnson Space Center per Johnson Space Center’s policy
    • If there is a reason why you either cannot or will not wear a mask, we ask you to wait and visit at a later date when the pandemic situation has improved and mask policies have been relaxed
    • Space Center Houston employees and volunteers are required to wear a mask for the safety of everyone
    • Plexiglass shields at ticket counters
    • New touchless entry with self-scan turnstiles
    • Increased hand sanitizer stations
    • Touchless credit card transactions. Please plan accordingly as there are limited cash-only lines
Smartphone Vouchers
For All Ages
Good for Groups
Online Reservation Required
Timed entry reservations are required in advance via the Space Center Houston App, available for iPhone or Android, or by clicking HERE.
 *** Do NOT apply your Rush49 voucher code when reserving a time slot. You must bring both your Rush49 Voucher PDF and your separate Space Center Houston timed ticket. Tickets on a print out or mobile device accepted. ***
Fine Print
  • All Space Center Houston experiences are subject to change while the center continues to monitor state and local health and safety guidelines
  • Hours of operation subject to change without notice due to unforeseen events or circumstances
  • Do NOT apply your Rush49 voucher code when reserving a time slot
  • IMPORTANT: Please select the correct date and time when reserving your timed entry, vouchers for Space Center Houston have a strict NO REFUND policy
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Amount paid never expires
  • Cannot be combined with any other special offers, promotions or discounts
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services
For full details on our refund policy click here
Tickets Valid
Expires April 24, 2022 at 8:35 AM CDT
Expiration dates may be extended upon request.


Safety Measures
Paperless Tickets
Frequent Disinfecting of High-Touch Areas
Sanitizing Dispensers
Masks (Employees)
Floor Markings for Distancing
Masks (Customers)
Visible Safety Signage
Hands-Free Entry
Capacity Limits
Contactless Interaction
Timed Entry


Wheelchair Accessible
Parking at Space Center Houston is $5.
Cash and credit cards are accepted at the toll plaza


Space Center Houston is a leading science and space exploration learning center. It is one of Houston’s top attractions, the area’s No. 1 attraction for international visitors, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center and a Smithsonian Affiliate.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use this site to purchase tickets for the same day I'm going to the Space Center?
Yes, you can use your Rush49 voucher same day as long as you have your Rush49 voucher available by print out or on a mobile device.
How does this voucher work? Like if i purchase this online way in advance will it work there?
After purchasing your voucher on our site, please present your Rush49 voucher on a mobile device or print out on the day of your visit. Vouchers for Space Center Houston expire 6 months after the purchase date.
Do you have Senior ticket prices or veteran discount?
Our prices are competitively priced and already discounted. Unfortunately we cannot discount our prices any further.
How do I prove purchase of tickets?
All you have to do is to present your Rush49 voucher on a mobile device or print out on the day of your visit as proof of purchase.
I have not received my voucher code via email? Is there a problem?
You should receive the voucher right after purchase. Please be sure to check your spam or promotions folder as well. You can also log into your Rush49 account to access your vouchers.
Items found in gift shop prices, my daughter is going on a field trip there on March 20th
For gift shop prices, please visit Space Center website directly. This is Rush49, a third party company.
We will have two adults and Three grandchildren. The ages are 12, 17, and 20. Which ones are considered children. Thanks David Trammell
The price of $24.95 is the same for either child or adult. We do not have a separate ticket type for children. Children ages 3 & younger are free.
I want to see the regular exhibits and the Galaxy Lights ones. I assume I have to purchase separate tickets to do both but will I have to leave and come back in or can I just stay inside?
Sorry for the delayed answer. THIS DEAL IS CURRENTLY SOLD OUT.
Do we purchase separate tickets for space station and light shoe or we can watch the light show if we are already there for the space station visit ? Thanks
Right now we only offer the space station ticket. Light show tickets are not available yet.
I bought 2 tickets yesterday but didn't get any vouchers
Your tickets will be emailed to you right after purchase. Please be sure to check your spam or promotions folder as well. Or you may contact us at or via live chat for any assistance.
How long does it take to do all the tour?
It's not a guided tour so you can take as much time as you want.
Hi. I have a party of 7 and would like to purchase tickets. Thank you.
Please call us at 877-827-5017 to purchase 7 tickets.
Is everything handicapped friendly or only certain ones ?
For an overview of accessibility resources and services at Space Center Houston please visit
How can I reserve my time slot at the museum without buying tickets through them?
After purchasing your Rush49 voucher it is necessary to reserve your timed entry directly with Space Center Houston, by either downloading their app or visiting their reservation page. Please see Redemption Instructions on the deal page for more information.
Are pets allowed? Any sizes?
Only service animals are allowed.
Does the team run when it's raining?
In case of inclement weather, we announce closures on our homepage as soon as we have full details. The NASA Tram Tour is an open-air tour and could be impacted by weather. Tram Tours may be suspended during dangerous weather. Potential flooding issues will depend on when you're visiting and where you?re traveling from.
Can I purchase tickets on-site?
Tickets purchased on-site will be more expensive. In order to take advantage of our discounted price, tickets must be purchased on our site ahead of time.
Do you have discounted prices for younger children?
The ticket we sell is for either an adult or child. The price is the same for both. We do not have a separate ticket type for children. Children ages 3 & younger are free.
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