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Group Pricing and Payment


Group rate pricing is available for groups of 10 or more people that are schools or 501(c)3 organizations. Our group rate is $6.50 per person and covers general museum admission, fees for added activities or special exhibits may apply. Groups must register in advance to receive group rate pricing.

Discovery Center Memberships and reciprocal membership benefits do not apply to children or chaperones participating in a group visit. 

Group Visit Payment:

Group Visit Payment is due on the day of your visit. Student and Chaperone fees, as well as any activity or rental fees must be combined into one payment. We can accept payment in cash, check, or credit card. Payment by purchase order must be set up at least 14 days prior to your visit. 

Checks should be made out to Discovery Center Museum

Refunds: Group Payments are expected to cover all students and chaperones in attendance on the day of the field trip, as well as any activities that the group participates in. Any refunds due will be sent as a check from the Museum business office; cash refunds on the day of the visit are not available. '

Tips for Group Visits

Reserve Your Date Early:

Our calendar fills quickly. For best date selection, we recommend booking at least 8 weeks in advance.

Arrive On Time:

Plan to arrive a few minutes before the Start Time listed on your reservation. Groups will be ready to board their buses at the End Time listed on your reservation.

Prepare Your Students:

Help your students know what to expect when they arrive at the museum.

Plan for Lunch:

The museum does not have food service on site. You can reserve space to eat sack lunches.

Review our Group Visit FAQs & Policies: 

These cover important information about Drop Off /Pick Up, Bus Parking, Group Behavior Expectations, Chaperone Information as well as Field Trip and Lunch Schedules. 

To begin the reservation process, complete the Group Visit Request Form.  For additional questions, contact us via email or phone 815-963-6769.