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Address: 200 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4895
Phone Number: 12064432001
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

Pacific Science Center in Seattle is Washington's leading institution for...

Pacific Science Center in Seattle 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 film. Get set for ran unforgettable day of fun and exploration! Every visit to Pacific Science Center is unique, engaging and fun for the whole family. In addition to our daily live science demonstrations, IMAX films, planetarium and laser shows, we feature traveling exhibits that vary throughout the year. Coming up we'll feature The Art of the Brick (May 28-September 11, 2016), The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes (October 15, 2016-January 8, 2017) and Terracotta Warriors: Guards for Eternity (spring 2017).

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Art of Bricks

We were there when they had a big Lego exhibit. IT was very fun. There is so much to see . It is a little expensive, but we thought worth the admission. Very pretty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great organization, great mission! Kids love it... and lego exhibit was incredible! Staff very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were there when they had a big Lego exhibit. IT was very fun. There is so much to see . It is a little expensive, but we thought worth the admission. Very pretty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really loved the Lego exhibit. The recreations of famous paintings are amazing, and the independent sculptures really make you think if you read the corresponding texts. I found the rest of the museum interesting but felt that it was more child centric and as I was visiting alone, a lot of it was not relevant to me. If you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Imax movie about the National Parks was outstanding! I actually teared up at least 3 times during the 45 minute movie. It was great to see the parks I've already visited and see the ones on my bucket list.

Thank MollyPennsylvania
Will D, President & CEO at Pacific Science Center, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at Pacific Science Center! Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. The IMAX movie National Parks Adventure 3D is truly outstanding. And it is so great to see your review appear today, on the 100th birthday of the U.S National Park Service! I hope you will visit us again soon.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We lucked out because they had an outstandin Lego art. Even otherwise, the museum is a good place to spend a couple of hours. Highly recommend it to families with children , as there are so many exhibits to learn science. Easy walking distance from the Chihuly Museum.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great surprise this was! We went because I homeschool my 9 year old and we thought this would enhance our curriculum while we were on vacation. I surprised to find out just how much science they crammed into this place! Everything is hands on or eyes on. They have an amazing butterfly garden that I had to drag... More 

Thank Stacie R
Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The pacific science center has something for everyone. Be sure to start off early as there so many things to see and do. It also provides great knowledge about things you may not realize you never knew before. Teens even enjoyed the center!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The center is big and kids can spend 3 hours easily or more in different exhibits. Great for sunny or rainy day. There are options for special exhibits but for additional separate charge usually 9$. You can go in for couple hours and go for lunch outside of the center. Food selection is great and healthy but you need to... More 

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San Carlos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While on vacation we took our three kids to the Pacific Science Center between Chihuly exhibit and Space Needle. We started with an IMAX movie, then stumbled outside and into the Danger Science demonstration. My kids all loved the explosions and spashing water. Then headed into the make-your-own wind sail exhibit. We finished with the butterfly garden. There were more... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were killing time before our space needle tour so my 12 year old son wanted to visit. It is good, didn't take too long, and he was happy to be entertained. I was happy he was learning something.

Thank Toby M

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