Tickets | Early Start Discovery Space

Renew or buy a new membership online!

Prices & Memberships



Casual entry

  • $15 for everyone over the age of 12 months
  • FREE Children under the age of 12months
  • $7.50 CONCESSION  50% OFF for Centrelink Healthcare& Pension Cardholders*.
  • $12.75 DISCOUNT  15% OFF for UOW Staff, Students, SeniorsCard, IMB Members, Wollongong City Library Members & Teachers*.
  • Off-Peak rate – $7.50pp – Half price entry between 2pm and 4pm, Tuesday to Sunday

CREDIT YOUR CASUAL ENTRY TOWARDS A MEMBERSHIP. If you have never visited before, come and try us! At the end of your visit if you decide you would like to join as a member we will credit your entry price against a membership. Ask a team member at the front desk when you sign up!

TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED at the Early Start Discovery Space front counter.

* Valid ID must be presented at time of purchase.
Please read the Conditions of Entry to Early Start Discovery Space here.



Join now and play all year! Members receive unlimited 12 months entry to the Discovery Space (from date of purchase), so you can visit as often as you wish. This takes the pressure off having to see and do everything in your first visit – especially if your child wants to spend their entire time at just one experience.


We offer 4 base memberships to suit your family:

  • FIRST YEAR – $50
    1 Adult + Child/ren under 12mths
  • DISCOVER FOR 2 – $100
    2 People*
  • DISCOVER FOR 3 – $130
    3 People*
    4 People* (an additional 4 people can be added at $20 per person, to a maximum of 8 people.)

Plus you can add the following to make your membership more flexible:

    Allows you to add 1 additional person that can attend on your membership (eg. grandparent, babysitter etc.).


We offer concession and discounts on all base memberships with presentation of valid ID***:

  • 50% CONCESSION for Centrelink Healthcare & Pension Cardholders
  • 15% DISCOUNT  for UOW Staff, Students, SeniorsCard & IMB Members
Memberships must contain a minimum of 1 adult and 1 Child.
** TRANSFER PASS: No discounts apply to a $50 Transfer Pass
*** DISCOUNTED MEMBERSHIPS: Note only one discount can be applied.



In addition to unlimited entry, the following benefits are also provided to members:

  • 10% OFF AT THE DISCOVERY GIFT SHOP Enjoy a 10% discount on all purchases throughout the year (excluding sale items).
  • 10% OFF OUR BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES Book your party with us in one of our dedicated party rooms and receive a 10% discount (catering excluded).
  • $10 MEMBER GUEST RATE Your guests can come along and play with you at a discounted price.
  • EXCLUSIVE EVENTS Receive discounted rates to special events and invitations to member-only events.
  • FREE MEMBER PARKING We have limited undercover parking spaces for members based on availability at the time of your arrival.*
  • 15% OFF ENTRY & MEMBERSHIP AT SCIENCE SPACE Experience the fun with our friends at Science Space, located at UOW Innovation campus.
* Car parking is only available to members for the specific purpose and duration of visiting the Early Start Discovery Space from Tuesday – Friday, from 9am – 4pm.



You can purchase and renew memberships online here.
Simply choose the Membership Type that is right for your family and pay via our secure payment portal.*

You can purchase and renew memberships at our front desk, or over the phone. Simply download the Membership Brochure and bring it with you on your next visit.

* If purchasing a Concession or Discounted membership online, presentation of valid ID will be required in person at Early Start Discovery Space.