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Pacific Science Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Pacific Science Center ignites curiosity in every child and fuels a passion for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking in all of us. Get hands-on in our Tinker Tank maker space, wander among fluttering tropical butterflies, immerse...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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200 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4895
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Reviewed yesterday

So many great exhibits, the iconic white arches, fountains, views. LOVELY. Worth the trip and so close to many iconic Seattle sites.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lindamillerplays
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had lots of fun at the science center. The butterfly exhibit was definitely the highlight of the museum

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Natasha M
Reviewed 3 days ago

So much to see and do, great for kids 10u, even my 11 is still hooked with PSC shows and activities. Spend a hold day for the drive in or parking, not just for PSC, but surrounding Center activities,More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travel2Food
Jenae S, Guest Services Team at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting Pacific Science Center and for sharing your experience. We are delighted that your family enjoyed our fun and educational programming. We strive to have experiences that kids can enjoy as they grow. We have a new documentary IMAX, Turtle Odyssey, now...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The kids did not want to leave. I wish we had skipped the cotton candy vendor on the way in, as the sugar crash put a bit of a cramp in our lazy, peaceful day. Tons of cool things thought and lots to learn. After...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Shelbytravelsfar
Jenae S, Guest Services Team at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Shelby, thank you for visiting Pacific Science Center and for sharing your experience. We’re glad you had a great time. Our Tinker Tank will be hosting activities on building circuits at the end of December – a blast for any budding scientist! Hearing that your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were with three very young kids and when we decided to go I was not a very enthusiast. I had to change my opinion. We had a great afternoon. Visit the IMAX and the butterflies house. Spend time at the various stations were kids...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlbertoGuidoTel-Aviv
Sara G, Guest Services Team at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Pacific Science Center and for sharing your experience. We are delighted that your family enjoyed our fun and educational programming. If you enjoyed our IMAX theater, we have a new movie, Turtle Odyssey, opening this Friday that is perfect for little...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I really enjoyed our time here. The butterflies were cool to see. There are some fun interactive exhibits. You don't need to be a kid to enjoy this place! Very busy by 11:00 am so I would go ealy. I'm glad we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linda G
Jenae S, Guest Services Team at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for visiting Pacific Science Center. We’re delighted that you were able to enjoy our Tropical Butterfly House. Your tip is a great one -- some of our free shows do book up early in the morning so we encourage...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on a quick vacation to Seattle, we learned about the butterfly exhibit at the center. We initially bought tickets just for this exhibit but found ourselves roaming around the whole center. There is everything from a live beehive, to dinosaurs exhibits, physics, space, a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jenae S, Guest Services Team at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for visiting Pacific Science Center. We’re delighted that you were able to enjoy many of our feature exhibits. We have more great programming coming up - including winter-themed games for our Holidays of Play and the 45th Annual Model...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome venue for movies. Seating is very comfortable and viewing is awesome on the big screen. Snack area is great and prices reasonable. Highly recommend.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pioneer02319172810
Sara G, Guest Services Team at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to visit the Boeing IMAX theater at Pacific Science Center and for your thoughtful review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the experience. If you’re interested, our Boeing IMAX theater is now playing Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family had an excellent time experiencing what the center had to offer which was nothing short of expansive. This is a must-see if you have young children. As 40yr old adults, we learned a thing or two as well. We interacted with a scientist...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sara G, Guest Services Team at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for visiting Pacific Science Center. Our mission is to inspire curiosity in people of all ages, and I’m delighted that your family found our exhibits fun and engaging. It sounds like you were here for our most recent Curiosity...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The butterfly exhibit is pretty cool... generally the bug area is cool. Unfortunately it’s definitely not worth the price of admission.More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sweet_Pisces
Jenae S, Guest Services Team at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed our butterfly house but sorry that your recent visit was met with some disappointment. Were you able to check out our new What is Reality experience? It features a...More

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MJBSLC
13 July 2018|
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Response from Neil M | Reviewed this property |
Hey Melissa, they were giving out flyers just outside the museum, it was their first day of trying them out, the cashier girl was just learning of how to process them. If you don't happen to come by the flyer people(they... More
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Ahyiweewee
19 June 2018|
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Response from James A | Reviewed this property |
A 2 year old would enjoy a good portion of the museum but might run out of energy quickly with a ton of stimulation. There are a few spots where they do live demonstrations and the touch-tank might be fun as well.
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Response from Lisa E | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Be sure they stamp your wrist or hand at purchase.
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