Admission Discounts

Discounted + Free General Admission

Program Overview

OMSI offers the following admission access programs to ensure that science-fueled fun is available to everyone. Below is a list of admission access programs we currently offer, as well as each program’s policies and qualification criteria. Please explore our offerings below to see if you qualify for free or discounted admission and contact us at with any questions.

Admission Discounts

OMSI $5 Days

Explore the museum’s permanent exhibit halls and labs for just $5 per person on the first Sunday of each month! Plus, enjoy $5 tickets on special exhibitions, Empirical Theater and Kendall Planetarium shows, and tours of the USS Blueback Submarine.



Arts for All

OMSI participates in the Arts for All program. Up to four $5 General Admission tickets can be purchased online or in-person. Individuals who receive income assistance via EBT, SNAP, WIC, TANF, or Medicaid / OHP regardless of their state of residence are eligible.



Military Discount

Receive $2 off museum admission with applicable military ID. Valid for both active duty and veterans. Tickets can be purchased at the front desk.



AAA Discount

Receive $2 off museum admission with proof of valid AAA membership. Tickets can be purchased at the front desk.

Advance Groups

OMSI offers discounted admission for groups of 12 or more booking in advance. Please contact us at  or 503.797.4661 for more information.



Senior Discount

Guests ages 63 and older are eligible to purchase a discounted Senior general admission ticket.

Free Admission

ASTC Reciprocal Admission

Members of organizations participating in the ASTC Passport Program are entitled to free admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children. See the ASTC Passport Program website to determine your eligibility.

Bank of America Museums on Us

OMSI is a Bank of America Museums on Us partner. Visit the Museum on the first full weekend of each month and show your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card to receive one free general admission. Free general admission is limited to the named cardholder.

Educator Previews

In the interest of helping schools plan trips, OMSI provides complimentary admission for Pacific Northwest regional educators to featured exhibits. Explore our educator benefits page to learn more or contact us at or (503) 797-4661 for more information.



Companion Tickets

Professional aides accompanying a visitor with a disability receive free museum admission. One aide per visitor. Please contact Concierge at or (503) 797-4000 for more information.


Reciprocal Employee Attraction Pass

Employees of participating local cultural attractions are entitled to two free general admission tickets. Present your REAP card and employee ID at the front desk.

Teen Tech Center

The Best Buy Teen Tech Center is always free for ages 13-18, where you can create alongside mentors and other teens to explore your own ideas, develop skills, and express yourself though technology.

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