Discovery Place Discounts and Partnerships

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Discovery Place museums are unique educational experiences where families, kids and visitors of all ages will find hands-on, fun things to do that will spark the imagination and nurture curiosity.

We offer a variety of Discovery Place discounts, partnership perks, promotions and Membership benefits to make each Museum visit an affordable one.

Discounts & Partnerships:

  • Military – Thank you for your service! Active members of the U.S. Military and their immediate family members will receive $2 off Museum admission at any Discovery Place museum. On Veterans Day, both active military and veterans receive free admission to our Museums, and their immediate family members receive $2 off admission. Proper identification must be presented at Admissions to redeem military discounts.
  • Seniors – Guests age 60 or older will receive $2 off Museum admission at Discovery Place Science. Senior Admission to Discovery Place Science is $15 per guest. Senior discounts are not available at Discovery Place Nature or Discovery Place Kids. 
  • Groups – Perfect for schools, camps, company outings, scout troops, seniors, family reunions and more, groups of 15 or more receive discounts off general admission pricing. For more information, click here
  • Welcome – The Welcome program provides low-cost admission to North Carolina and South Carolina families who receive Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) or Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food and nutrition benefits. For more information about this program, click here
  • Educators – All certified K-12 teachers and homeschool educators in North Carolina or South Carolina qualify for specially-discounted Educator Memberships. Educator Memberships are valid for two named adults and up to four children age 18 and younger living in your household. For more information about Educator Memberships, click here
    • Educator Saturdays: In the month of September, all Discovery Place museums offer free Museum admission on Saturdays to local K - 12 educators. A copy of a valid teaching license or homeschool certificate is required to redeem. 
  • AAA – Members of AAA will receive $1 off Museum admission, for up to four people, at any Discovery Place museum. To redeem, present your AAA Members card at Admissions on the day of your visit. 
  • ASC Connect With Culture – Supporters of Charlotte’s Arts & Science Council will receive a Buy One, Get One discount at any Discovery Place museum. To redeem, show your ASC Connect with Culture Card at Admissions. For more information about this partnership, click here.
  • ASTC Reciprocal Admission – As a member of a science center or museum participating in the ASTC Travel Passport Program, you are eligible for free admission to Discovery Place Science when you travel outside of your local area. To qualify, your resident Museum and your home address must be located outside of 90 miles of Discovery Place Science. For eligibility and exclusions click here. The ASTC Travel Passport program is not available at Discovery Place Nature or Discovery Place Kids.

Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham Discounts

  • Thanks to the generous support of the Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham Community Access Endowment, the Museum offers free and discounted admission days throughout the year. In February, the Museum celebrates its birthday weekend with a community free day, and also offers half-off admission for local Richmond County Elementary Schools during scheduled Family Nights. Dates of upcoming community access days will be posted on our Events calendar.
  • Co-Op Connections – Customers of Richmond County’s Pee Dee Electric will receive $2 off admission to Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham as a Co-Op Connections benefit. To redeem, show your Co-Op Connections Membership card at Admissions. Learn more about this partnership here

Note: Discounts do not apply to upcharge experiences such as IMAX films, special events, combo tickets or traveling exhibitions. Discounts and coupon codes are not eligible through online ticket sales. For special pricing and available discounts for these experiences, please call Guest Sales at 704.372.6261.

The best discount of all: Family Memberships
As a Member of a Discovery Place museum, you receive the best benefit of all: unlimited admission! Starting at only $11 a month, a Family Membership to a Discovery Place museum provides two adults and all children age 18 and younger living in your household with unlimited admission to the Museum of your choice all year long.

With added benefits of discounts on Birthday Parties, exclusive first looks at exhibitions and early access to popular Summer Camps and special events, this is a discount that reaps rewards all year round. For all full list of benefits and options, click here

I have a coupon not on this list. Is it legitimate?
Throughout the year, Discovery Place will partner with local organizations for special, seasonal or limited-time discounts. If you aren’t sure if a coupon or discount code is genuine, call our Guest Sales team at 704.372.6261 and one of our team members will be happy to verify the validity of any special offer or community partnership. 

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