ASTC Travel Passport Program – Association of Science & Technology Centers

As a member of a science center or museum participating in the ASTC Travel Passport Program, you are eligible for benefits such as free general admission when you travel outside of your local area. Local restrictions apply (see exclusions and list of participating venues below).

Frequently Asked Questions

Before you travel…

  • Make sure the science center or museum you are visiting is not excluded. Local exclusions apply (see below).
  • Review that science center or museum’s family admittance policy. Download the list of participating venues below and call before you visit to confirm your Passport Program benefits.
  • Pack your ID (or other proof of residence). Admissions staff reserve the right to request proof of residence for benefits to apply. Science centers and museums requesting proof of residence are marked by (✓IDs).
  • Pack your membership card. Participating venues are not required to grant benefits to visitors who forget their cards. There is no universal database with all Passport Program visitors’ member data and expiration dates for admission staff to reference. Some venues will allow you to call the science center or museum you joined to confirm your membership, but they are under no obligation to do so. Lost your card? Please contact the science center or museum which you joined. ASTC does not issue or administer membership cards.

Exclusions

  1. Science centers & museums located within 90 miles* of the science center or museum where you are a member.
  2. Science centers & museums located within 90 miles* of your residence.

*This distance is measured “as the crow flies”, meaning that it is based on the linear radius, not driving distance.


Check out our list below for informational purposes! Click on the Attraction Name for more details about the Museum or Institution, or click on the City / State to find other AWESOME family-friendly activities in that area!

Each organization listed has their own fine print and limitations, including details on how many people per household are eligible for free admission, or whether or not special exhibits will incur additional admission charges.

Open up the Official ASTC Travel Passport Program List, to view these limitations!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW AS BRIKLIST

QUIKLIST

CITY / STATEATTRACTION NAME
ALABAMA
Anniston, AlabamaAnniston Museum and Gardens
Birmingham, Alabama McWane Science Center
Birmingham, Alabama Southern Museum of Flight
Gadsden, Alabama Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts
Huntsville, Alabama U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Mobile, Alabama Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center
ALASKA
Anchorage, Alaska Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
ARIZONA
Flagstaff, Arizona Lowell Observatory
Phoenix, ArizonaArizona Science Center
Tucson, ArizonaFlandrau Science Center & Planetarium / UA Mineral Museum
Tucson, ArizonaInternational Wildlife Museum
Tucson, ArizonaKitt Peak National Observatory Visitor Center
ARKANSAS
Bentonville, Arkansas Scott Family Amazeum
Hot Springs, ArkansasMid-America Science Museum
Little Rock, ArkansasMuseum of Discovery
CALIFORNIA
Arcata, California Humboldt State University Natural History Museum
Auburn, California Placer Nature Center
Bakersfield, California Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science
Bakersfield, California Kern County Museum
Berkeley, California The Lawrence Hall of Science
Chico, California Gateway Science Museum
Davis, California Explorit Science Center
Downey, California Columbia Memorial Space Center
Hemet, California Western Science Center
La Habra, California Children’s Museum at La Habra
Lodi. California World of Wonders Science Museum
Los Angeles, California California Science Center
Los Angeles, California Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County / La Brea Tar Pits Museum
Mt. Hamilton, California Lick Observatory
Oakland, California Chabot Space & Science Center
Pasadena, California Kidspace Children’s Museum
Redding, California Turtle Bay Exploration Park
Ridgecrest, California Maturango Museum of the Indian Wells Valley
Sacramento, California Powerhouse Science Center Discovery Museum Campus
Sacramento, California Sacramento Children’s Museum
San Diego, CaliforniaFleet Science Center
San Francisco, California Children’s Creativity Museum
San Jose, California The Tech Museum of Innovation
San Mateo, California CuriOdyssey
Santa Ana, California Discovery Cube
Santa Barbara, California MOXI – The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation
Santa Barbara, California Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Santa Cruz, California Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Sausalito, California Bay Area Discovery Museum
Walnut Creek, California Lindsay Wildlife Experience
COLORADO
Boulder, Colorado Fiske Planetarium and Science Center
Colorado Springs, Colorado Space Foundation Discovery Center
Denver, Colorado Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Denver, ColoradoWings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
Durango, Colorado Powerhouse Science Center
Fort Collins, Colorado Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
CONNECTICUT
Bridgeport, Connecticut Discovery Museum and Planetarium
Greenwich, Connecticut Bruce Museum
Manchester, Connecticut Lutz Children’s Museum
New Haven, Connecticut Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Norwalk, Connecticut Stepping Stones Museum for Children
West Hartford, Connecticut The Children’s Museum
DELAWARE
Newark, Delaware Iron Hill Science Center (Delaware Academy of Science)
Wilmington, Delaware Delaware Museum of Natural History
Wilmington, Delaware Hagley Museum and Library
FLORIDA
Bradenton, Florida The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
Daytona Beach, Florida Museum of Arts and Sciences
DeLand, Florida The Gillespie Museum
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Museum of Discovery and Science
Fort Myers, Florida IMAG History & Science Center
Fort Walton Beach, Florida Emerald Coast Science Center
Gainesville, Florida Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention
Gainesville, Florida Florida Museum of Natural History
Jacksonville, Florida MOSH – Museum of Science & History of Jacksonville
Juno Beach, Florida Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Lakeland, Florida Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum
Miami, Florida Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
Ocala, Florida Discovery Center
Orlando, Florida Orlando Science Center
Panama City, Florida Science and Discovery Center of Northwest Florida
Pensacola, Florida Pensacola MESS Hall
Punta Gorda, Florida Charlotte County Historical Society
Saint Petersburg, FloridaGreat Explorations Children’s Museum
Tallahassee, Florida Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Tampa, FloridaGlazer Chldren’s Museum
Tampa, Florida MOSI – Museum of Science & Industry
West Palm Beach, Florida South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
GEORGIA
Atlanta, Georgia Fernbank Science Center
Cartersville, Georgia Tellus Science Museum
Columbus, Georgia Coca-Cola Space Science Center
IDAHO
Boise, Idaho Discovery Center of Idaho
ILLINOIS
Aurora, Illinois SciTech Hands-On Museum
Carbondale, Illinois The Science Center
Champaign, Illinois Orpheum Children’s Science Museum
Chicago, Illinois The Adler Planetarium
Chicago, Illinois The Field Museum
Chicago, Illinois International Museum of Surgical Science
Chicago, Illinois Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago, Illinois Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Decatur, IllinoisChildren’s Museum of Illinois
Normal, Illinois Children’s Discovery Museum
Peoria, Illinois Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum
Peoria, Illinois Peoria Riverfront Museum
River Grove, Illinois Cernan Earth and Space Center at Triton College
Rockford, Illinois Burpee Museum of Natural History
Rockford, Illinois Discovery Center Museum
Springfield, Illinois Kidzeum of Health and Science
INDIANA
Bloomington, Indiana WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology
Crawfordsville, Indiana Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County
Evansville, Indiana Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science
Fort Wayne, Indiana Science Central
Indianapolis, IndianaThe DaVinci Pursuit
Indianapolis, Indiana Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites
Lafayette, IndianaImagination Station
Muncie, Indiana Minnetrista
Muncie, Indiana Muncie Children’s Museum
Terre Haute, Indiana Terre Haute Children’s Museum
IOWA
Bettendorf, Iowa Family Museum
Cedar Falls, Iowa University of Northern Iowa Museum
Davenport, Iowa Putnam Museum and Science Center
Des Moines, Iowa Science Center of Iowa and Blank IMAX Dome Theater
Waterloo, Iowa Grout Museum District: Bluedorn Science Imaginarium
KANSAS
Hays, Kansas Sternberg Museum of Natural History
Hutchinson, KansasCosmosphere
Lawrence, Kansas University of Kansas Natural History Museum
Manhattan, KansasFlint Hills Discovery Center
Wichita, Kansas Exploration Place – The Sedgwick County Science and Discovery Center
KENTUCKY
Ashland, Kentucky Highlands Museum & Discovery Center
Lexington, Kentucky The Living Arts & Science Center
Louisville, Kentucky Kentucky Science Center
Owensboro, Kentucky Owensboro Museum of Science and History
Paducah, Kentucky River Discovery Center
Paris, Kentucky Hopewell Museum
Prestonsburg, Kentucky East Kentucky Science Center & Planetarium
LOUISIANA
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Louisiana Art and Science Museum
Lafayette, LouisianaLafayette Science Museum
New Orleans, Louisiana Louisiana Children’s Museum
Shreveport, Louisiana Sci-Port Discovery Center
MAINE
Augusta, Maine Children’s Discovery Museum
Bangor, Maine Maine Discovery Museum
MARYLAND
Baltimore, Maryland Maryland Science Center
College Park, MarylandCollege Park Aviation Museum
Hagerstown, MarylandDiscovery Station at Hagerstown
MASSACHUSETTS
Boston, Massachusetts Boston Children’s Museum
Boston, Massachusetts Museum of Science
Cambridge, Massachusetts Harvard Museums of Science & Culture
Pittsfield, MassachusettsBerkshire Museum
Springfield, Massachusetts Springfield Museums
Woods Hole, Massachusetts Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Worcester, Massachusetts EcoTarium
MICHIGAN
Ann Arbor, Michigan Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Ann Arbor, Michigan University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
Battle Creek, Michigan Kingman Museum
Belleville, Michigan Yankee Air Museum
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Cranbrook Institute of Science
Burton, Michigan Sloan*Longway
Detroit, Michigan Michigan Science Center
Flint, MichiganFlint Children’s Museum
Grand Rapids, MichiganGrand Rapids Public Museum
Lansing, MichiganImpression 5 Science Center
Midland, Michigan Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art
Muskegon, Michigan USS Silversides Submarine Museum
Portage, Michigan Air Zoo
MINNESOTA
Bemidji, Minnesota Headwaters Science Center
Bloomington, Minnesota The Works Museum
Duluth, Minnesota Duluth Children’s Museum
Duluth, Minnesota Lake Superior Zoo
Minneapolis, Minnesota The Bakken Museum
Moorhead, Minnesota Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
St. Paul, Minnesota Bell Museum
St. Paul, Minnesota Science Museum of Minnesota
MISSISSIPPI
Jackson, Mississippi Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
MISSOURI
Kansas City, Missouri Science City at Union Station
Malden, Missouri Bootheel Youth Museum
Springfield, Missouri Discovery Center of Springfield
St. Louis, Missouri Saint Louis Science Center
MONTANA
Bozeman, Montana Museum of the Rockies
Helena, Montana ExplorationWorks
Missoula, Montana Montana Natural History Center
Missoula, MontanaspectrUM Discovery Area
NEBRASKA
Aurora, Nebraska Edgerton Explorit Center
Hastings, Nebraska Hastings Museum
Lincoln, Nebraska University of Nebraska State Museum of Natural History
Omaha, NebraskaOmaha Children’s Museum
NEVADA
Las Vegas, NevadaLas Vegas Natural History Museum
Reno, NevadaFleischmann Planetarium and Science Center
Reno, NevadaTerry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum
NEW HAMPSHIRE
Concord, New HampshireMcAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
Dover, New Hampshire The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire
Manchester, New HampshireSEE Science Center
North Conway, New HampshireMount Washington Observatory
NEW JERSEY
Jersey City, New JerseyLiberty Science Center
Trenton, New JerseyNew Jersey State Museum
NEW MEXICO
Alamogordo, New MexicoThe New Mexico Museum of Space History
Albuquerque, New MexicoExplora
Albuquerque, New MexicoNational Museum of Nuclear Science & History
Albuquerque, New MexicoNew Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Farmington, New MexicoFarmington Museum
Las Cruces, New MexicoLas Cruces Museum of Nature and Science
Los Alamos, New MexicoBradbury Science Museum / Los Alamos National Laboratory
NEW YORK
Binghamton, New York Roberson Museum and Science Center
Brooklyn, New York Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Brooklyn, New York New York Transit Museum
Buffalo, New York Buffalo Museum of Science
Corning, New York The Corning Museum of Glass
Garden City, New YorkCradle of Aviation
Garden City, New York Long Island Children’s Museum
Horseheads, New York Wings of Eagles Discovery Center
Ithaca, New York Museum of the Earth at the Paleontological Research Institution
Ithaca, New York Sciencenter
New York, New YorkIntrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
New York, New YorkMoMath – National Museum of Mathematics
Oneonta, New York A.J. Read Science Discovery Center
Port Jefferson, New YorkLong Island Explorium
Poughkeepsie, New YorkMid-Hudson Children’s Museum
Queens, New York New York Hall of Science
Rochester, New York Rochester Museum & Science Center
Schenectady, New York miSci – Museum of Innovation and Science
Staten Island, New York Staten Island Children’s Museum
Syracuse, New YorkMOST – Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology
Troy, New YorkChildren’s Museum of Science and Technology
Vestal, New YorkKopernik Observatory & Science Center
Watertown, New YorkSci-Tech Center of Northern New York
NORTH CAROLINA
Asheville, North CarolinaAsheville Museum of Science
Asheville, North CarolinaWestern North Carolina Nature Center
Chapel Hill, North Carolina Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Charlotte, North CarolinaDiscovery Place
Durham, North Carolina Museum of Life and Science
Elizabeth City, North CarolinaPort Discover: Northeastern North Carolina’s Center for Hands-On Science
Gastonia, North CarolinaSchiele Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Greensboro, North CarolinaGreensboro Science Center
Hickory, North CarolinaCatawba Science Center
Raleigh, North CarolinaMarbles Kids Museum
Raleigh, North Carolina North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Rocky Mount, North CarolinaImperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences (Children’s Museum & Science Center)
Spencer, North Carolina North Carolina Transportation Museum Foundation
Wilmington, North CarolinaCape Fear Museum of History & Science
Wilson, North Carolina Imagination Station Science and History Mseum
Winston-Salem, North Carolina Kaleideum North
NORTH DAKOTA
Bismarck, North Dakota Gateway to Science
OHIO
Canton, OhioMcKinley Presidential Library & Museum
Cincinnati, OhioCincinnati Museum Center
Cleveland, OhioCleveland Museum of Natural History
Cleveland, OhioGreat Lakes Science Center
Columbus, OhioCOSI
Dayton, OhioBoonshoft Museum of Discovery
Mount Vernon, OhioSPI: Where Science and Play Intersect
Newark, OhioThe Works: Ohio Center for History, Art and Technology
Toledo, OhioImagination Station
OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma City, OklahomaScience Museum Oklahoma
Tulsa, OklahomaTulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab
OREGON
Ashland, Oregon ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum
Eugene, OregonEugene Science Center
Eugene, OregonUniversity of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History
McMinnville, OregonEvergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Portland, OregonOregon Museum of Science and Industry
Salem, OregonGilbert House Children’s Museum
Sunriver, Oregon Sunriver Naure Center
PENNSYLVANIA
Allentown, PennsylvaniaDa Vinci Science Center
Columbia, Pennsylvania National Watch & Clock Museum
Harrisburg, PennsylvaniaThe State Museum of Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PennsylvaniaWhitaker Center for Science and the Arts
Lancaster, PennsylvaniaLancaster Science Factory
Lancaster, PennsylvaniaNorth Museum of Nature and Science
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaThe Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaThe Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaIndependence Seaport Museum
Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaCarnegie Science Center
Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaChildren’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Reading, Pennsylvania Reading Public Museum
State College, PennsylvaniaDiscovery Space of Central Pennsylvania
RHODE ISLAND
Providence, Rhode IslandHaffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University
Providence, Rhode IslandProvidence Children’s Museum
SOUTH CAROLINA
Greenville, South CarolinaRoper Mountain Science Center
SOUTH DAKOTA
Pierre, South DakotaSouth Dakota Discovery Center
Sioux Falls, South DakotaWashington Pavilion of Arts and Science
TENNESSEE
Gray, Tennessee Hands On! Discovery Center
Knoxville, TennesseeThe Muse Knoxville
Memphis, TennesseePink Palace Family of Museums
Murfreesboro, TennesseeDiscovery Center at Murfree Spring
Nashville, TennesseeAdventure Science Center
Oak Ridge, Tennessee American Museum of Science & Energy
Tullahoma, TennesseeHands-On Science Center
TEXAS
Amarillo, TexasDon Harrington Discovery Center
Austin, Texas Thinkery
Corpus Christi, TexasCorpus Christi Museum of Science & History
Dallas, TexasPerot Museum of Nature and Science
Fort Davis, TexasMcDonald Observatory / Frank N. Bash Visitors Center
Fort Worth, Texas Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Houston, TexasChildren’s Museum of Houston
Houston, TexasThe Health Museum
Houston, TexasSpace Center Houston
Killeen, TexasMayborn Science Theater
Lubbock, TexasScience Spectrum
McAllen, TexasInternational Museum of Arts and Science
McKinney, TexasHeard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
San Antonio, TexasThe DoSeum
San Antonio, TexasWitte Museum
Tyler, TexasThe Discovery Science Place
Waco, TexasBaylor University – Mayborn Museum Complex
UTAH
Lehi, UtahHutchings Museum
Lehi, UtahThe Museum of Natural Curiosity
Salt Lake City, UtahClark Planetarium
Salt Lake City, UtahThe Leonardo
Salt Lake City, UtahNatural History Museum of Utah
VERMONT
Burlington, VermontECHO – Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
St. Johnsbury, VermontFairbanks Museum and Planetarium
VIRGINIA
Charlottesville, VirginiaVirginia Discovery Museum
Fairfax, VirginiaChildren’s Science Center
Hampton, VirginiaVirginia Air and Space Center
Martinsville, VirginiaVirginia Museum of Natural History
Newport News, Virginia Virginia Living Museum
Norfolk, VirginiaNauticus
Portsmouth, VirginiaChildren’s Museum of Virginia
Richmond, VirginiaScience Museum of Virginia
Roanoke, VirginiaScience Museum of Western Virginia
Winchester, VirginiaShenandoah Valley Discovery Museum
WASHINGTON
Bellevue, WashingtonKidsQuest Children’s Museum
Everett, Washington Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum
Everett, WashingtonImagine Children’s Museum
Pullman, WashingtonPalouse Discovery Science Center
Richland, WashingtonThe REACH
Seattle, WashingtonThe Museum of Flight
Seattle, WashingtonPacific Science Center
Spokane, Washington Mobius Science Center
Wenatchee, Washington Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center
WEST VIRGINIA
Charleston, West VirginiaClay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia
Huntington, West VirginiaHuntington Museum of Art
WISCONSIN
Appleton, Wisconsin The Building for Kids
Eau Claire, WisconsinChildren’s Museum of Eau Claire
Green Bay, WisconsinNational Railroad Museum
Green Bay, WisconsinNeville Public Museum
La Crosse, WisconsinChildren’s Museum of La Crosse
Madison, Wisconsin Madison Children’s Museum
Menasha, Wisconsin Barlow Planetarium @ UW-Fox Valley
Menasha, WisconsinWeis Earth Science Museum
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Discovery World
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Milwaukee Public Museum
Oshkosh, Wisconsin EAA Aviation Museum
WYOMING
Casper, Wyoming The Science Zone
Lander, Wyoming Lander Children’s Museum
CANADA
ALBERTA
Calgary, Alberta TELUS Spark
Edmonton, AlbertaTELUS World of Science – Edmonton
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Prince George, British Columbia The Exploration Place
Rossland, Bristish ColumbiaRossland Museum & Discovery Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia Science World British Columbia
Vernon, British Columbia Okanagan Science Centre
NEW BRUNSWICK
Fredericton, New Brunswick Science East
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADO
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Johnson GEO CENTRE
NOVA SCOTIA
Halifax, Nova ScotiaDiscovery Centre
ONTARIO
Markham, OntarioMarkham Museum
Ottawa, OntarioIngenium – Canada Science and Technology Museum
Sudbury North, OntarioScience North
Toronto, OntariOntario Science Centre
QUEBEC
Montreal, QuebecMontreal Science Centre
SASKATCHEWAN
Regina, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Science Centre
AUSTRALIA
Canberra, ACT, Australia QUESTACON – Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre
West Perth, WA, Australia Scitech Discovery Centre

BERMUDA

Pembroke HM19, Bermuda Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute
COLOMBIA
Ciudad Salitre, Bogota, DC, Colombia Maloka Centro Interactivo de Ciencia y Technologia
CZECH REPUBLIC
Plzen, Czech RepublicTechmania Science Center
EGYPT
Chatby, Alexandria, Egypt Planetarium Science Center
ENGLAND
Newcastle upon Tyne, England International Centre for Life
ISRAEL
Jerusalem, IsraelBloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem
Beer Sheva, IsraelCarasso Science Park
Rehovot, IsraelThe Davidson Institute of Science Education
Haifa, IsraelMadaTech, The Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space
SOUTH KOREA
Gyeonggi-do, Gwacheon, South Korea Gwacheon National Science Museum
MALAYSIA
Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaNational Science Centre Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaPetrosains, The Discovery Centre
MEXICO
Mexico City, Mexico MIDE Museo Interactivo de Economia
PANAMA
Panama City, PanamaEXPLORA, Centro de Ciencias y Arte
PHILIPPINES
Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Philippines The Mind Museum
Marikina City, Manila, Philippines Philippine Science Centrum
SINGAPORE
Singapore Science Centre Singapore

SPGFAN FINE PRINT:

We do everything we can to ensure all information provided is current and up-to-date, but details, rules, policies, conditions, schedules, prices, and participation can and do change regularly, and you should ALWAYS contact or consult with each individual attraction to ensure the latest accuracy of details pertinent to your family’s travel needs.

We always do our best, but we cannot be responsible for changes or updates issued by the locations themselves. 

Thanks for understanding!

Travel safely!

And have fun!

THANKS!

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