Pacific Science Center brings science to life. We ignite curiosity in people of all ages and inspire creative thinking to fuel tomorrow’s innovations.
Get set for an unforgettable day of fun and exploration! Pacific Science Center in Seattle is Washington’s leading institution for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking for children, families and guests of all ages. Explore hundreds of interactive exhibits, including 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. Wander among fluttering butterflies in the Tropical Butterfly House, touch live marine animals in the Saltwater Tide Pool, and explore distant galaxies during a Planetarium Show. Don’t forget to see a movie in one of two of our IMAX® movie theaters and immerse yourself in the ultimate IMAX experience.
In addition to our daily live science demonstrations, IMAX movies, planetarium and laser shows, we feature Curiosity Days! Events with new and exciting topics each month. Find out what’s new today at pacsci.org.
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 pacsci.org.
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