Hours and Admission
For additional information on general admission and special group pricing please call 1-251-208-6893.
For general information please call our Box Office 1-251-208-6893.
Please see our calendar here for any special closings or holidays.
Beginning Tuesday, June 2 we will officially reopen to the public and best of all the Dinosaurs Around the World exhibit has been extended thanks to Imagine Exhibitions! We are thrilled to welcome back members and visitors.
Please keep in mind we will be operating with limited capacity and reduced hours so please call ahead (251-208-6893) if you plan on traveling to visit.
As we open to the public, the following operational modifications will initially be in place. These are subject to change if health experts and civic leaders recommend that we do so.
- Open to the public Tuesday—Saturday
- Tuesday—Friday 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Closed to the public Sunday and Monday (Monday open for summer camps only)
- Café closed to the public
- Gift Shop hours – 10:30-3:30
- Poarch Creek Digital Dome Theater with more choices, more showtimes, and limited capacity
While we have been working the entire time we have been closed to the public – updating galleries, adding new interactives, and other projects – we are still wrapping up a few things. The Wharf of Wonder and Hands on Hall “wing” will be closed until June 15 while we finish up in that area. The rest of the building, including Dinosaurs Around the World, will be open.
Due to part of the building being closed we will be offering a discounted exhibit admission of $10 per person for Adults (13+) and Youth (7-12). Children’s admission (3-6) is $5. General public will also get member pricing to Digital Dome movies. This pricing is only valid through June 13th.
The Exploreum closes for the following holidays:
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Joe Cain Day (Sunday before Mardi Gras), Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday and Easter Sunday.
The Exploreum will be OPEN on the Sundays and Mondays during some holidays. Dates subject to change. Please call our box office to confirm open and closed dates. 1-251-208-6893.
Groups and Field Trips:
Please call 1-251-208-6880 for special group and field trip rates. See our field trip page for more details.
Military Discounts (during non-Blue Star programs):
Active Duty/Retired Personnel with proper ID receive member rate: Free/Discount Exhibit only admission or $6.00 combo. Dependents/Spouse/Any other military personnel with proper ID receive $1.25 off Exhibits admission.
EXPLOREUM POLICIES: Once tickets are redeemed, refunds, exchanges and rain checks are not offered. Exploreum prices include sales tax. The Exploreum is a smoke-free facility. No outside food, beverages or coolers are allowed. Days and hours of operation are subject to change without notice. The Exploreum is not responsible for lost and stolen items. Children under the age of 16 must be chaperoned by an adult.