Enjoy complimentary Museum admission for active-duty United States military personnel including Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as Active Duty and Reservists, National Guardsman (regardless of status), U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Everyone in your group needs a timed ticket, including adults. Select your preferred day and time to visit. The Museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and most Fridays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
You must stop at Ticketing to validate your eligibility for this admission program prior to entering the museum. Please bring your active duty identification/dependent identification with you. If you are unable to provide eligibility, your tickets will be full price.
To add on paid tickets for the temporary exhibition "Egypt: The Time of the Pharaohs” IMAX or Planetarium, you can purchase/reserve those in advance by clicking on the links in the left menu. Those tickets will be added to your order.
We continue to follow the advice of public health experts. Masks are no longer required for those who are fully vaccinated. Masks are encouraged for unvaccinated people over age 11. We cannot confirm vaccination status and ask that everyone be respectful to create a safe place for all inside the Museum.
- Children ages 0-2 do not need a ticket.
- Your tickets are attached to your confirmation letter and may be scanned from your phone.