Pacific Science Center

Pacific Science Center brings science to life. Ignite your curiosity with hundreds of interactive exhibits and experiences.

Launch rockets and create electric circuits in Tinker Tank our popular hands-on design space, designed to cultivate creative problem-solving skills through the practice of the design-test-redesign engineering process. Immerse yourself in our warm and sunny lush Tropical Butterfly House full of hundreds of beautiful, free-flying tropical butterflies. Confront a broad variety of mind-bending topics alongside scientists and innovators who are shaping the future. Touch live marine animals in the Saltwater Tide Pool and explore distant galaxies during a Planetarium Show. Experience a laser show or immerse yourself in a giant-screen IMAX® film. Get set for an unforgettable day of fun and exploration!

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About Pacific Science Center

Pacific Science Center ignites curiosity in every child and fuels a passion for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking in all of us. We bring science to life. Our award-winning, interactive programs reach more than 1.1 million people each year—in their communities, classrooms, and on our campus. Our award-winning nonprofit work has been inspiring lifelong in science, math, and technology among diverse communities since the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. Our main campus is home to hundreds of hands-on exhibits, experiences, and enthusiastic science educators. Plus permanent science exhibits like a tropical butterfly house, a planetarium, state-of-the-art IMAX® theaters and Wellbody Academy for personal health and wellness. We offer nature-based programs through a partnership with the City of Bellevue at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, a biologically diverse 320-acre wetland nature park. To learn more, visit

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