Museum of Science, Boston Announces Half Price Admission

April 26, 2018

Fridays Night Tickets April 27 through August 31 are now 50 percent off after 3pm

BOSTON, April 26, 2018 - The Museum of Science, Boston announced this week that Friday evening admission will be discounted 50 percent from this Friday, April 27th through August 31st. Visitors who purchase their ticket after 3 p.m. on Fridays during this time will receive 50 percent off the price of admission to the Exhibit Halls. In addition, visitors will also be able to add Omni and Planetarium shows to their visit at a discounted rate of just $6. The museum is open until 9 p.m. on Friday evenings.

“This is a great opportunity for people who can’t get here during the day to experience the magic of the Museum of Science” said Todd Sperry, senior vice president of marketing strategy and communications. “This is our way of helping to welcome spring to New England and we hope people will take this opportunity to celebrate spring on the Charles River with family and friends.”

The Museum of Science offers explorers of all ages opportunities to discover the wonders of science in the natural and built environments.  From the Hall of Human Life, where visitors can venture on an amazing journey inside the human body, to Wicked Smart: Invented in the Hub, where visitors can celebrate Greater Boston-based innovations and the creators behind them.  Also showing now at the Museum is The Martian 4-D Experience® in the 4-D Theater and National Parks Adventure in the Mugar Omni Theater.

In addition, The Museum is preparing to host two major exhibitions this summer. Opening in May is Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World, a revealing exhibition with cutting-edge science, live animals, and interactive components that demonstrate why it's important to preserve the elegant predators of the crocodilian family. In June the temporary exhibit, Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience opens. Space is sure to amaze explorers of all ages with its hands-on, climb-aboard cosmic adventure of science fun and learning about the rewards and challenges of working in such a harsh environment

Current admission to the Exhibit Halls is $25 for adults, $20 for children, and $21 for seniors. The 50 percent offer is available for same-day tickets when purchased after 3pm on Fridays, April 27-August 31. Discounted rates for Omni and Planetarium shows are also available when purchased with the 50 percent discounted Exhibit Hall admission. The parking garage is open until midnight on Fridays.

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About the Museum of Science, Boston

One of the world's largest science centers and New England's most attended cultural institution, the Museum introduces more than 1.3 million visitors a year to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) through the world-class hands-on exhibits, programs and pre-K-12 curricula of its William and Charlotte Bloomberg Science Education Center. An extraordinary variety of learning experiences span the Hall of Human Life, Thomson Theater of Electricity, Charles Hayden Planetarium, Mugar Omni Theater, Gordon Current Science & Technology Center, 4-D Theater, and Butterfly Garden. The Science Behind Pixar, created with Pixar Animation Studios, is touring internationally. The Museum's National Center for Technological Literacy® has transformed STEM education nationally and internationally through advocacy, standards and assessment reforms, teacher professional development, and curriculum development. The Museum’s pre-K-12 curricula, including its award-winning Engineering is Elementary®, have reached an estimated 15 million students and 165,000 educators. Visit:



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