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Visitor FAQs

Tickets can be purchased via mos.org, 24 hours a day or by phone 617-723-2500 daily between the hours of 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Click here to see our Visitor Code of Conduct

Purchasing Tickets and Passes

  • -   What are my options for purchasing tickets?

    Members: Members do not need to reserve Exhibit Halls tickets in advance; you may proceed directly to the entrance with your membership card. If you wish to reserve tickets for an Omni, Planetarium, or 4-D show, or if you wish to bring more guests than covered by your membership, you may reserve tickets online  here., or over the phone by calling 617-589-0180 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily. You must be logged into your membership account to reserve tickets online. Learn more about your online account, and how to use your bonus passes here.

    Nonmembers: Skip the line and purchase your tickets online here.. Or you can call Science Central at 617-723-2500. We recommend that you reserve/purchase your tickets ahead of your visit.

    Admission price is: $29 for adults, $24 children* (ages 3 – 11), and $25, seniors.
    *Note that children under 3 are free.

    Employees of Corporate Members:Employees of corporate members who have paper passes in their possession can reserve tickets by going to mos.org and entering the code on their paper passes at the time of checkout OR they can call Science Central, 617-723-2500, to reserve. For more details on corporate membership or to find information regarding Museum benefits for employees of corporate members, please visit www.mos.org/corporate-membership.

  • -   Is the Museum accepting free / discounted admissions?

    The Museum is offering limited free or discounted admissions, which include Exhibit Halls passes issued by the Museum, MA WIC / EBT/ Healthcare Connector Card, US Active Duty Military, Library Passes, Wonderfund, Go City and Boston CityPASS (visit mos.org/ways-to-save for more information).

    The Museum also participates in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) reciprocal program and Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) passport program. Our members can use their membership card for free or discounted admission to nearly 500 zoos, aquariums, and science centers worldwide. To find out more about our Reciprocal Admission program, visit mos.org/reciprocity.

    For the best experience, it is recommended that you make your reservation in advance of your visit. To reserve a discounted ticket, please call 617-723-2500 and be ready to describe the type of free or discounted pass you have. Once your tickets are reserved, you will receive a ticket confirmation via email. Please have your confirmation as well any required verification of your free or discounted purchase that may apply, available to present at the Exhibit Halls entrance.

Booking Tickets Online or over the Phone

Planning Your Visit

At the Museum of Science, the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and visitors is our number one priority. A visit to the Museum should be an enjoyable and memorable experience, and to preserve that opportunity, we ask all visitors to be respectful of each other and commit to these behaviors while in the Museum. Before visiting the Museum, please read the Code of Conduct

Museum Health and Safety

At the Museum of Science, the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and visitors is our number one priority. A visit to the Museum should be an enjoyable and memorable experience, and to preserve that opportunity, we ask all of our visitors to be respectful of each other and commit to these behaviors while in the Museum.

Click here to see our Visitor Code of Conduct

Member FAQs

For answers to more frequently asked questions about visiting the Museum, visit our FAQ page

If you are an employee of a Corporate Member, you can contact corpmemb@mos.org with any additional questions.

  • -   I'm a Museum of Science member, do I need to reserve tickets?

    Members do not need to reserve Exhibit Halls tickets in advance, you may proceed directly to the entrance with your membership card. If you wish to reserve tickets for an Omni, Planetarium, or 4-D show, or if you wish to bring more guests than covered by your membership, you may reserve tickets online at mos.org/tickets, or over the phone by calling 617-589-0180 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily. You must be logged into your membership account to reserve tickets online. Learn more about your online account, and how to use your bonus passes here.

  • -   I'm an employee of a corporate member, how do I reserve tickets?

    Corporate member employees who have "Show & Go" access by showing a company ID will need to call Science Central 617-723-2500, during regular business hours, to make a reservation. Corporate member employees who have individual, single-use passes will need to visit mos.org/redeem to make a reservation. The Museum’s Corporate Relations team will share additional information and instructions specific to your company's corporate membership. Feel free to email corpmemb@mos.org with any questions.

  • -   I am a member of another museum, zoo, or aquarium that has reciprocal admission benefits with the Museum, how do I reserve a ticket?

    Please verify that the organization you are a member of is on the Museum of Science reciprocity list. Based on your membership level, we will allow up to 4 people free entry into the Exhibit Halls; you simply need to show your membership card at the entrance. To reserve additional Exhibit Halls tickets, or to reserve tickets for any add-on venue, please do so online, by calling 617-723-2500, or by visiting the non-member line at our box office. No additional discounts apply. Please note, the Museum does not have access to membership lists from other organizations. You must present a valid membership card for free entry.