The Pacific Science Center
Seattle Center Campus
The building for the Pacific Science Center ("PSC") was constructed for the 1962 World’s Fair. Its most noticeable exterior feature is the group of five white, 110 foot arches that add a Gothic flair to the Seattle Center campus.
The PSC is all about educating kids about science. It has a many hands on exhibits, two IMAX theaters, laser shows, and a planetarium. It draws around 1,100,000 visitors annually. It also stages special exhibitions such as the King Tut exhibit.
Some of the popular exhibits include the butterfly house, the dinosaurs, and the insect village.
If you are a first time Seattle visitor, have more than two days in town, and have kids, you may want to visit the PSC. The kids will enjoy playing around the PSC.
Please click here to go to the museum's web site visitor's page to see current admission prices.
These prices don't include separate charge for IMAx movies and special exhibitions
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The Pacific Science Center, the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, and the EMP Museum are attractions covered by the Seattle CityPASS. Please click on the image below to find out about the money-saving Seattle CityPASS.
The museum is open daily.
Hours are 9:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
( 206) 443-2001
MUSEUM WEB SITE
Please click here to go to the Pacific Science Center's web site.