Open Daily:
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Current Time:
4:05 AM
727 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 561-6100
Kentucky Science Center is open 7 days a week, 9:30AM-5PM. Save $3 when you purchase tickets at least 24 hours in advance.

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Kentucky Science Center is closed on Kentucky Derby Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, along with several select staff training days throughout the year.

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Admission Options:

  • Annual memberships start at $129, click here to learn about unlimited exhibit access
  • Exhibit + movie combo ticket combines entry to our exhibits and one movie of your choice
  • Exhibit ticket is a self-guided tour of the Kentucky Science Center
  • Movie only ticket to experience a movie in our four-story digital theater

Save $3 off each exhibit ticket when you purchase at least 24 hours in advance

Children under 2 years of age are admitted free of charge.
Present your ASTC, ACM, or Zoo Dual Membership information at the ticket desk when you arrive to access your benefits.


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Kentucky Science Center is located at 727 West Main Street, on the corner of 8th and Main Streets.

From 64 West:

Take 3rd Street/River Road exit, EXIT 5B toward Downtown.

A right on River Road will lead you to our Parking Lot.

From 64 East:

Take the 9th Street/Roy Wilkins Ave exit, EXIT 4, toward Downtown.

Keep left to take the Market Street ramp.

Turn left onto Market Street.

Turn left onto 7th Street.

Turn left onto West Main Street, and KSC will be on your right. From Main Street, you can take a right on 9th street, taking a right onto the street behind the Frazier to reach our parking lot on the left at the following intersection.

TARC Routes:

Route 4, Route 77


Our parking area is located directly behind Kentucky Science Center, at the intersection of River Road and Eighth Street, under I-64. Parking is $8 daily. Science Center members enjoy a discounted $6 rate. Our parking kiosk accepts credit/debit cards only. Visitors with cash may pay for their parking at Kentucky Science Center before exiting.

Bus Parking

School and charter buses are welcome to pick up and unload passengers at the front of the Kentucky Science Center building on Main Street. From there, bus drivers can find on-street parking just a little farther down Main Street, or on 9th, 10th, or 11th Streets.

Click here for up-to-date information about downtown Louisville road closures.

Additional Policies

Unaccompanied Minors

All children under the age of 16 are required to have a parent or guardian present in the building during their visit unless they are a registered participant in a camp or school program. No children under the age of 16 will be admitted without an adult present.


During your visit, Kentucky Science Center and/or the media may take photos or video to be used by Kentucky Science Center or its designees. If you are photographed at Kentucky Science Center, your image may be used without your prior consent and without compensation on any media, including websites, brochures, flyers, blogs, and social media sites. If you do not want your image used, please inform the Ticket Desk staff upon check-in.

Guests are encouraged to take personal photos or videos during your visit. Professional photographers/videographers or anyone who would like to use photos or footage of Kentucky Science Center exhibits, programs, or events for commercial, public, or artistic purposes should contact the Kentucky Science Center Communications Manager at least 10 days in advance of your visit to secure appropriate permissions.


Firearms and other deadly weapons are strictly prohibited at Kentucky Science Center.