For Membership FAQs please click here.
Q. Who is eligible for Student pricing?
A. Any college student with a valid student ID is eligible for Student pricing and will receive 10% off general admission adult tickets.
Q. Who is eligible for Senior pricing?
A. Any individual 65 years of age and over is eligible for Senior pricing.
Q. What ages of children are free?
A. Ages 2 and younger.
Q. What is the difference between IMAX and IMAX only tickets?
A. IMAX only tickets are only to see an IMAX and not the rest of the Museum. Buy IMAX only tickets if you are coming exclusively to see an IMAX show and nothing else. If you are also planning on visiting the Museum you must choose IMAX tickets which require a Museum admission purchase.
Q. Why am I prompted to buy General Admission tickets during checkout?
A. If you are prompted to by General Admission, it is because you selected a product that requires General Admission (such as the Planetarium or IMAX). If you do not choose to buy General Admission tickets online, you will have to buy them when you arrive at the Museum.
Q. How do I receive Member pricing?
A. 1) Log in with your last name and member number at the top-right hand corner of the page.
2) After you have logged in choose the product, date and time (if applicable), and number of member tickets.
Q. I have a school group, how do I purchase tickets for a school group?
A. For all school group ticket purchases and inquiries please contact our Guest Services department 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 7 days a week at 303.370.6000. To view additional information for school groups, click here.
Q. Do you have Military discounts available?
A. All current, retired, reservist, and national guard members of the military will receive free Museum admission upon presenting a valid military ID at the time of transaction. Additionally, the Museum is proud to offer a 50% discount on Individual through Family Plus memberships to the above personnel of the military and their spouses. Membership enrollment is on-site only
Q. I have a professional aide. Do they get free admittance to the Museum?
A. Yes, the aide is admitted to the Museum, Phipps IMAX Theater, and Gates Planetarium free of charge (one aide per visitor). To make a reservation for a professional aide, please call Guest Services at 303.370.6000.
Q. Why do I get an Internet Explorer 6 error at the top of my screen?
A. Internet Explorer 6 is a legacy and a largely unsupported browser throughout the Internet and VERY UNSECURE. Large sites and companies such as YouTube have stopped support. Microsoft, the maker of Internet Explorer, is moving its users off of Internet Explorer 6.