We are committed to providing a safe, accessible, and welcoming experience for all individuals. Whether it’s physical, sensory, or financial accommodations that would make your visit possible and more enjoyable, we’re here to help and are excited to welcome you!

Our Facility

  • There are a limited number of parking spaces that are designated for those with disabilities, located in the main parking lot, 420 feet from the main entrance. If this presents a challenge, please call in advance to arrange a back-door entrance with building-side parking.
  • The entrance to the Seacoast Science Center is level with the paved walkway from the main parking lot.
  • The building and its exhibit areas are wheelchair accessible.
  • The Center has one wheelchair available for loan.
  • Restrooms are wheelchair accessible; two are private.
  • Private restrooms are gender-neutral.
  • Public restrooms are equipped with baby changing stations.
  • Benches are located throughout the building.
  • Snacks and drinks are available for purchase.
  • Service animals are allowed.

Odiorne Point State Park

Please call 603-271-3556 or visit the New Hampshire Parks and Recreation website for more information on accessibility in Odiorne Point State Park or any of the other state parks.

Outdoor School and Group Programs

Our education staff makes every effort to engage each participant in all of the educational opportunities our programs present. Please contact us at or 603-436-8043 for more information.

High Volume Visitation Times

Please be advised that during peak season and peak hours, SSC is high-energy and noisy. Those sensitive to sound and distraction should plan their visit during a quieter time. Because visitation varies greatly due to school field trip visits, programs and events, please contact us at 603-436-8043 to learn more about planning the best time to visit.

SSC is a proud KultureCity Partner

KultureCity LogoWe’ve partnered with KultureCity® to enhance our ability to assist and accommodate guests with sensory needs. Our goal is to provide an inclusive experience for all guests during all events. We strive to raise awareness of the needs and challenges faced by individuals with sensory processing needs by supplying our staff with annual training and by offering the resources and accommodations below to our guests.

For an overview of what to expect during your visit, and to learn about the tools available in the Sensory Inclusive Bag, please click the button below.

EBT and SNAP Card Holders

Present your card and pay $2 per person for admission to Seacoast Science Center. Discounted admission is valid for individuals and families (up to 4 individuals) presenting a SNAP or EBT card. This benefit can be used for general admission only and cannot be combined with other offers. This benefit does not include discounted admission to Odiorne Point State Park.

To book your tickets, please call us at 603-436-8043 or leave a booking request at Walk-ins are welcome but are subject to availability.

Seacoast Science Center will be CLOSED today: Friday, April 5, 2024. Our utilities are currently down and need to get repaired before we are able to open for visitors. Thank you for your understanding. 

CLOSED today.

Seacoast Science Center is closed today due to inclement weather.