Discounted group tickets are available for Galaxy Lights for groups of 20 or more. For more information, call 281-283-4755 or email You can also click the “Purchase Online” button below to make a group reservation.

Group Visits

“Intelligent fun” defines the way groups describe their Space Center Houston experience - a day when they’ve gone inside a shuttle carrier aircraft, explored NASA Johnson Space Center, seen flown spacecraft and more. We discount the price, not the experience!

With more than 400 things to see and do, including a variety of ever changing experiences, Space Center Houston is a must-do group destination. We invite you to discover space exploration through its exciting present, its dramatic history, and its compelling future.

Reasons to Book Your Visit

Space Center Houston is a nonprofit science and space learning center, the first Smithsonian Affiliate in the greater Houston area and the Official Visitor Center for NASA Johnson Space Center.

  • Walk underneath our new, twice-flown SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. This is one of just two Falcon 9 rockets on display in the world.
  • A must see is the international landmark Independence Plaza, presented by Boeing. Touch interactive displays, see NASA artifacts and learn about the legacy of the space shuttle program.
  • Meet an Astronaut every Friday and Saturday and hear fascinating stories about their space adventures.
  • Learn how astronauts live and work aboard the International Space Station in the New Perspectives presentation. Explore the technology developed by NASA and other in the International Space Station Gallery.
  • Watch a film in Space Center Theater with stunning 4K ultra-high definition on the giant five-story screen.
  • See flown spacecraft such as Apollo 17, walk through Skylab Trainer and see actual Moon rocks in the Starship Gallery.
  • Board the NASA Tram Tour and see history in the making. Stops include the newly restored Apollo Mission Control Center, astronaut training facilities and Rocket Park, where you will see the enormous Saturn V rocket. A free NASA Boarding Pass is required for all NASA Tram Tours. NASA Boarding Passes are available in the Space Center Houston app the day of your visit.
  • Space Center Houston strives to ensure that the nonprofit is an accessible and accepting destination. That essential work has been recognized by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards. The science and space exploration learning center is the first of its kind to be designated as a Certified Autism Center by the IBCCES.
  • This and much more, combined with a galactic group discount!

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

1. Get your group together

To be eligible for the best discount ($15.95 per ticket), the group must purchase a minimum of twenty (20) tickets and prepay 7 days in advance of the visit date.

2. Place your order

Register online OR call +1 281-283-4755 to pay with a credit card OR submit the order form via email to, fax to +1 281-283-4766 or mail to Space Center Houston Reservations, 1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058.

3. Arrive at Space Center Houston

Be ready to enjoy a day of exploration, discovery, excitement, education and fun all rolled into one.

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Reservations and pricing

With our special group discount, you can save up to 46 percent off admission and as a bonus groups will receive one (1) free ticket for every twenty (20) tickets purchased. Group discounts are not available for same-day visits. See the prepaid group rate or pay–on-arrival information to make your selection.

Prepaid group rate - $15.95

Pay your group order at least 7 days in advance to receive the prepaid group rate of $15.95 per person. Additional tickets on your date of visit or under 7 days, may be purchased at the discounted rate of $17.95 per person, additional complimentary tickets will not apply. Prepay via credit card online or by calling our Reservations department at +1 281-283-4755 or submit the group order form via email, fax or mail.

Pay-on-arrival group rate - $17.95

Not able to prepay for your visit? No worries, call Space Center Houston group reservations at +1 281-283-4755 at least 24 hours in advance of your group’s visit to reserve your group tickets. The pay-on-arrival rate of $17.95 per person which is a group savings of over 40 percent.

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Group visit frequently asked questions

The group ticket includes more than 400 things to see and do at Space Center Houston, including many exhibits, two films, four live shows, several artifact galleries, Independence Plaza, the NASA Tram Tour, films and more. There are three virtual-reality rides that are not included (additional $6, $8, and $10 per ride per person). There is a $5 parking fee per vehicle, which is waived for buses.
Bus drivers do not need a ticket, but they must present their ID at the Guest Services Desk upon arrival to receive admission into the center.
Yes, groups with less than 75 tickets can receive tickets via email. Groups with 75 or more tickets can receive tickets by mail. A $20 shipping fee will apply. Contact reservations for more information.
No – seating for all films and shows is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Outside food is not allowed inside the center. We do have a covered picnic park area adjacent to the guest parking lot which is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The covered portion seats approximately 75 and the perimeter seats an additional 50. Coolers must remain on buses.
The NASA Tram Tour takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.
No tram experiences cannot be booked online. Public tram experiences are on a first-come, first-served basis. Private tram experiences may be booked through our Reservations Department. Trams usually depart every 20 to 40 minutes and last 90 minutes. Please check the show schedule on the day of your visit.
The time spent inside Space Center Houston depends on how much your group wants to do. There are two films, four live shows, several artifact galleries, many exhibits and the NASA Tram Tour. Planning three to five hours will allow your group to see many things. Come as soon as the center opens to have the best experience.
The NASA Tram Tour is the only part of your day that will be guided as part of your admission ticket. Touring the inside of the center is self-guided. Please use our free app or the Map and Guide or Space Center Houston app to plan your day.
Cancellation and Reschedule Policy: All tickets are non-refundable. In case of a group cancellation, tickets are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.

Refund Policy: All tickets are non-refundable

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