Planetarium & Science Theater 

A variety of planetarium programs are offered throughout the day. Tickets are $5 per person for those ages 3 and older. 

See a schedule of the programs by clicking here: Now Showing in the James Lynn Planetarium!


Admission fees help support our educational programming, exhibitions and ongoing research.

For your convenience, we accept the following forms of payment: cash, personal check, Visa, American Express, and Mastercard.

Interested in FREE admission all year, countless discounts and invitations to exclusive "Members Only" events? Visit our Membership section for details and become a Member today!

Free Tuesday-click here for more information 

Discounts: Find a full list of discounts to The Schiele here

ASTC Reciprocal Passport Program

Members of Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) organizations may be eligible for free or discounted admission. Please see the most current list of participating organizations at the ASTC website

Please note: Discovery Place is among the participating science centers and museums within a 90-mile radius that is excluded from The Schiele Museum's reciprocal Passport Program.

Special Events & Festivals

Prices for special events and festivals vary. Please call 704-866-6900 in advance to verify fees. During special events and festivals, additional parking is available nearby. Click here for a map of the most easily accessible overflow parking.