Pacific Science Center

200 2nd Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109- Map It
Phone: (206) 443-2001

AAA Editor Notes

Pacific Science Center is at 200 2nd Ave. N. adjacent to the Seattle Center grounds. Exhibits run the gamut here, from a Tropical Butterfly House and Insect Village to Professor Wellbody's Academy of Health &amp; Wellness, where interactive inventions, gadgets and experiences promote exercise, diet and hygiene choices to help ensure lifelong health. Scale-model dinosaurs are set in a Mesozoic-era environment. Other highlights include an interactive planetarium, laser light shows and two IMAX theaters with 3-D capability.</br>Water Works is an outdoor exhibit with pumps, a propeller and a giant water wheel. The High Rail Bicycle teaches riders about the center of mass while taking them on a daring adventure via a rail 1 inch wide and 15 feet above the ground.</br></br>
Exhibits $21.95; $19.95 (ages 65+); $15.95 (ages 6-15); $11.95 (ages 3-5). IMAX film $10.75-$16.95; $9.75-$15.95 (ages 65+); $8.75-$14.95 (ages 6-15); $6.75-$11.95 (ages 3-5). Combination exhibits and IMAX documentary film $30.70; $27.70 (ages 65+); $22.70 (ages 6-15); $16.70 (ages 3-5). Planetarium shows free with general admission. Matinee laser shows additional $4. Evening laser shows $12 (Wed. and Fri.-Sun.); $10 (Thurs.).
Station: Seattle Center
Hours: Daily 10-6, mid-June through Labor Day; Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat.-Sun. 10-6, rest of year. High Rail Bicycle and other outdoor exhibits open seasonally (weather permitting). Exhibits closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. IMAX closed Christmas. Allow 3 hours minimum.