• Blue Star Museum Program

    Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022

    The Cosmosphere is proud to be participating in Blue Star Museums, which provides free admission to our Hall of Space Museum to our nation’s active-duty military personnel (including Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps) and up to five family members. The Blue Star Museum program begins Armed Forces Day, May 21, 2022 and ends Labor Day, September 5, 2022.

    Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America, offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve.

    The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military–Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard–including Reservists, National Guardsman (regardless of status), U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entrance into a participating Blue Star Museum. 

    For a complete list of participants, visit arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

  • Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2022

    Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Join us Saturday, September 17, 2022 for Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day! 

    Mark your calendar for America’s annual celebration of boundless curiosity. Museum Day brings together museums, zoos & cultural centers from all 50 states to offer free admission to all ticket holders. 

    Cosmosphere guests that show their printed ticket or show their ticket on their phone at the Box Office, receive free admission into the Hall of Space Museum for two guests. Tickets available HERE in August 2022. 

  • Operation: Blackbird FREE Public Event

    Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    Save the date for Operation: Blackbird on Saturday, October 15

    Join the Cosmosphere for supersonic stories from pilots and crew of the SR-71. 

    More info to come!

Carey Digital Dome Theater
Justice Planetarium
Hall of Space Museum
Dr. Goddard’s Lab