McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

2 Institute Dr.
Concord, NH 03301- Map It
Phone: (603) 271-7827

AAA Editor Notes

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, 2 Institute Dr., is said to be New England's largest air and space museum. Dedicated to New Hampshire astronauts Christa McAuliffe and Alan Shepard, the center features state-of-the-art interactive exhibits on aviation, astronomy, and Earth and space sciences. Visitors can enjoy the planetarium, Earth and Planetary Sciences Gallery, special traveling exhibits and educational programs. Food is available.
$10; $9 (ages 62+ and students with ID); $7 (ages 3-12). Planetarium additional $5. Prices may vary; phone ahead.
Hours: Daily 10:30-4 (also first Fri. of the month 6:30-9:30 p.m.), July 1-day before Labor Day and during school vacations; Fri.-Sun. 10:30-4 (also first Fri. of the month 6:30-9:30 p.m.), rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 2 hours minimum.