Please note: Planetarium admission is in addition to general admission. Admission to the Discovery Center's planetarium is not available without purchase of a general admission ticket. Please plan to arrive at least 20 minutes before the start of your show; planetarium doors lock at the start of the show and late seating is not allowed.
McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center. Activities that explore astronomy, aviation, earth and space science.
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
2 Institute Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-7827
OPEN Friday, Saturday, Sunday:
10:30 AM - 4 PM
Super Stellar Fridays: 1st Friday of the month, 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Summer (Jun 15-Sep 2) &
School Vacation Weeks
(Feb 16-Mar 4; Apr 13-29; Dec 26-31)
Open DAILY, 10:30 AM - 4 PM
Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Columbus Day & Veterans Day:
Open 10:30 AM - 4 PM
Closed all other major holidays
FREE members, children 2 and under
$8.50 Children (ages 3 to 12) *
$10.50 Seniors (age 62 and up)
$10.50 Students (age 13 through college)
$8.50 Groups of 15 or more
* Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
FREE for members, children 2 and under
$5 per person per show add-on to General Admission