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Pacific Science Center
Pacific Science Center is Washington’s leading institution for fun and engaging learning for children, families and guests of all ages. Explore hundreds of interactive exhibits, wander among fluttering tropical butterflies, touch live marine animals, explore distant galaxies and immerse yourself in a giant-screen IMAX® movie.
200 2nd Ave. N.
Under the arches near the Space Needle
Open 10am-5pm or 6pm.
Hours vary; check website for details.
Closed Tuesdays September-May, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
General admission to Washington’s leading institution for fun and engaged learning, including one regular IMAX® movie and tropical butterfly house.
- The Tropical Butterfly House is warm and sunny every day of the year thanks to full-spectrum lighting.
- Learn how personal choices can positively affect our health and well-being at Professor Wellbody's Academy of Health and Wellness, a new 7000-square foot permanent exhibit that presents health as a life-long process of balancing exercise, diet, proper rest and hygiene.
- Meet seven robotic dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era in Dinosaurs: A Journey Through Time.
- Learn about new advances in health scientific innovation at The Studio.
- CityPASS includes one regular IMAX® movie.
Present CityPASS booklet or voucher at any entrance, excluding Member or Express entrance, to select your IMAX movie and reserve an entry time and to purchase exhibit/IMAX upgrade tickets.
Special Exhibits Included with CityPASS
Boeing and PACCAR IMAX Theaters
Your choice of one 2D or 3D showtime. Click here for current movies and schedules.
RACE: Are We So Different?
Through January 5, 2014
This exhibition brings together the everyday experience of living with race, its history as an idea, the role of science in that history, and the findings of contemporary science that are challenging its foundations. Interactive exhibit components, historical artifacts, iconic objects, compelling photographs, multimedia presentations, and attractive graphic displays offer guests to RACE an eye-opening look at its important subject matter.
The Photography Of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition
Through February 17, 2014
Introducing the world premier of The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a showcase of the stunning imagery produced by Nathan Myhrvold and his team at The Cooking Lab. This exhibition is in many ways the culmination of Myhrvold's lifelong interests in food, science and photography. It offers visitors a unique perspective on food in which the aesthetic beauty of plants, animals and cooking phenomena illuminates the fascinating, accessible science at work in our kitchens every day.
Upgrades for CityPASS Holders
Evening Laser Shows: Cost for CityPASS holders: Thurs $6, Fri-Sun $9.75 (no shows Mon-Wed).
Planetarium or Laser Matinee: Cost for CityPASS holders: $3.
Full feature length IMAX films: Cost for CityPASS holders: a reduced price of only $9. Click here for current movies and schedules.
Special engagement exhibits: Reduced cost for CityPASS holders; varies by exhibit.
Advice for Visitors
- Weekday afternoons are the least-crowded. On weekends, Sunday afternoons are likely to have lightest weekend crowds.
- Reserve an IMAX show time at the box office. Full feature-length IMAX films require a reduced rate upgrade fee of $9.
Parking: James Albert Claypool Memorial Garage, located at 2nd Ave North and Denny Way
Dining: Pacific Science Center Café
Gift Shop: Pacific Science Center Store
Driving Direction2: From I-5, take exit 167.
Metro Transit: Buses stop off at the entrance, including routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 19 and 24.
Groups of 10 or more: Call (206) 443-3611.
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