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.
Please also note: Saturday, May 6 is AeroSpaceFest, our annual aerospace festival. Admission to AeroSpaceFest is all-inclusive; no general admissions or planetarium tickets are valid on May 6 - Please purchase an AeroSpaceFest festival ticket for admission to a world of science & engineering adventures - including meeting an astronaut!
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
Summer (Jun 16-Sep 3) &
School Vacation Weeks
(Feb 17-Mar 5; Apr 17-30; Dec 26-31)
Open DAILY, 10:30 AM - 4 PM
OPEN Friday, Saturday, Sunday:
10:30 AM - 4 PM
1st Friday of the month: 6:30 - 9 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
$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.
FREE for members, children 2 and under
$5/per person per show add-on to General Admission