McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
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Plan Your Visit

general admission | planetarium tickets | directions

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Public Hours:
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 AM to 4 PM
1st Friday of the month: 6:30-9 PM

Holidays:
Columbus Day - October 13, 10:30 AM - 4 PM
Veterans Day - November 11, 10:30 AM - 4 PM (Veterans receive FREE admission)
Holiday Schedule - Open Daily December 23 through January 4
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years Day

*Please Note:
Countdown Café closes closes half an hour prior to the museum. Science Store and Café are not open during evening events.

Visit the Associated Grocers Countdown Cafe & the
Northeast Delta Dental Science Store for operating hours.

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General Admission Prices:
FREE members, children 2 and under
$10 Adults
$7 Children (ages 3 to 12)
$9 Seniors (age 62 and up)
$9 Students (age 13 through college)
$7 Groups of 15 or more

Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Planetarium Show Tickets:
FREE members, children 2 and under
$5/per person per show add-on to General Admission
Tickets sold until 10 minutes prior to show time. No late admission or re-admission to theater. The Discovery Center reserves the right to change shows and programming.

Directions and Parking:
From north or south: I-93 to exit 15 E (I-393) in Concord, NH. Take exit 1 and follow the signs to the Discovery Center parking lot. From east: Rt 4 W to I-393 W. Take exit 1 and follow the signs to the Discovery Center parking lot. Look for the 92' tall Mercury-Redstone Rocket at the entry! Parking is FREE!

Exhibit Floor Plan
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Contact Us

2 Institute Drive
Concord, NH 03301
603.271.7827
603.271.7832 (fax)

Public Hours:
Fri, Sat, Sun:
10:30 AM - 4 PM

1st Friday of the month: 6:30 - 9 PM


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