Cosmosphere is proud of the many programs in which it participates to make the space history experience even more affordable. The offers below may be seasonal, so be sure to check back here each time you plan to visit.
Museums for All
Museums for All is a national program that makes museum visits more accessible for families receiving federal food assistance or SNAP benefits. Cosmosphere is proud to partner with Museums For All to offer discounted admission of $3 per person to our Hall of Space Museum. That includes access to CosmoKids STEM interactive play area!
Just show your SNAP EBT card and photo ID at the Box Office to receive the discount for up to four people. We can’t wait to help you launch your race to space at the Cosmosphere!
ASTC Passport Program
Cosmosphere is a proud participant in the ASTC Passport Program. Show your ASTC membership card for free admission into the Hall of Space Museum and CosmoKids.
Visit the Cosmosphere, Exploration Place, the Flint Hills Discovery Center, Sternberg Museum of Natural History, and the University of Kansas Natural History Museum throughout Kansas, or discover more science centers and museums outside of Kansas!
Find out more about the ASTC Passport Program here.
Learn, explore and save! TWO AMAZING MUSEUMS. ONE GREAT OFFER.
*The offer is valid on Cosmosphere’s All-Access Mission Pass and Exploration Place’s All Access Pass. Visitors must present a receipt or ticket from the partner museum to qualify.
Blue Star Museum Program
The Cosmosphere is proud to be participating in Blue Star Museums, which provides free admission to our Hall of Space Museum, including CosmoKids, 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 and ends Labor Day.
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.
2023 Sunflower Summer
What’s better than an out-of-this-world visit to the Cosmosphere? How about a FREE out-of-this-world visit thanks to the Kansas State Department of Education’s Sunflower Summer program!
All Kansas students, and up to two accompanying adults, can receive free admission to our Hall of Space Museum May 26 through August 13, 2023.
To be eligible to participate, students must be 4-18 years old and not have graduated high school yet. Up to two adults accompanying the student can also participate. To get started, parents and guardians need to download the Sunflower Summer app free from either Google Play (Android) or Apple (iOS) app stores.
With over 100 participating venues across Kansas, check out www.sunflowersummer.org to find out how to make your Sunflower Summer spectacular!
Ongoing Discounts and Promotions
From free admission to discounts on tickets, these are the super deals available at the Cosmosphere. And you know what those savings mean…more money left over to spend on astronaut ice cream! Questions? Contact us at 620.665.9312.
- Military discount on tickets and in the Cosmosphere Gift Store. Please present military ID or documentation at the time of purchase to receive the discount.
- Senior discount on tickets and memberships for seniors 60+.
- Educators bringing in a school field trip, receive a 20% off coupon for use in the Cosmosphere Gift Store.
- AAA members receive $1.00 off All-Access Mission Pass and all Single Venue Tickets. Excluding feature films and the naviGATOR simulator
- Reno County residents receive free admission to the Hall of Space Museum, including CosmoKids with proof of ID. Please check-in at Box Office upon arrival to receive your ticket.
- Cosmosphere members receive free admission to the Hall of Space, including CosmoKids with membership card. Please check-in at Box Office upon arrival to receive your ticket.