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Pacific Science Center

200 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4895
+1 206-443-2001
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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200 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4895
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+1 206-443-2001
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"butterfly house"
in 128 reviews
"terracotta warriors"
in 110 reviews
"imax movie"
in 108 reviews
"king tut"
in 87 reviews
"laser show"
in 64 reviews
"butterfly room"
in 55 reviews
"pompeii exhibit"
in 41 reviews
"warrior exhibit"
in 21 reviews
"all ages"
in 107 reviews
"special exhibit"
in 54 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 37 reviews
"great place for kids"
in 23 reviews
"audio guide"
in 18 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 27 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 20 reviews
"rainy day"
in 22 reviews
"great museum"
in 18 reviews
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Reviewed today

I always loved driving North to come visit the exiting traveling exhibits that PSC alway brought in. It always seemed packed for entry to these type of exhibits. I find out this year they are doing away with the traveling exhibits and putting in a...More

Thank Stephanie C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great experience and lots of fun, even for adults (since we don't have kids, this matters). There were some areas which were still being created or upgraded, which made it feel like a newer facility? Some places were unfinished. The cafe was an afterthought -...More

Thank Cheryl R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm in my 20s with a science background and I've visited a few science museums and exhibits in various cities. I was excited to visit PSC but I was somewhat disappointed to find that it seems to be geared more towards elementary and middle school...More

Thank Donna193
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Will D, President & CEO at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback. I’m sorry to hear that the visit didn’t meet your expectations. We have many experiences targeted at teens and adults and are constantly evolving. There are several focused on virtual reality including a Virtual Reality Microtheater where you can...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to do inside, even more if you’re not an adult! Plenty of hands on / interactive attractions. The creepy crawlies, butterfly garden and naked mole rats were a highlight. I’d recommend taking in a laser show. I did this over the IMAX and loved...More

Thank Sophie S
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

This museum is amazing! We spent the whole day there. Everything is interactive and our kids LOVED it. Highly recommended.

Thank Samantha S
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Had high hopes for a good experience with our 10 year old. In general there was less to interact with or engage him than other science museums we have been to. Older exhibits and not too interesting overall.

Thank SigPig
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

On a quick trip to Seattle last weekend we decided to visit the Pacific Science Center and it was hopping with activity! There were a lot of families with children exploring the many science exhibits and everyone seemed to be having a great time. We...More

Thank phinius21
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Feedback, I visited your business last Saturday, my friend has a membership and talks really well about this place being fun for the kids. Well I will have to disagree, and I will tell you why. We walked in she went to the members line...More

1  Thank MaiaTene
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waldmae, Manager at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

My name is Lucas Moser, Membership Manager here at Pacific Science Center. Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us this feedback. I’m so sorry to hear about what you experienced at our entrance. Members of the Science Center and their guests...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The Pacific Science Center is conveniently located in Seattle Center. Like many science centers, it has, in addition to exhibits, the IMAX theater with multiple movie offerings (including concessions). There are many activities available for children to try and things to see, with different areas....More

Thank hAnMeE
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

First impression the second I steppes into the building: too many kids that can't behave at all. Parents, please please PLEASE teach your kids manners. The exhibits themselves were interesting and informative. Especially the VR. Too bad they haven't finished that one exhibit in Building...More

Thank Valentina J
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awright172017
18 July 2017|
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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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cfwjohnson
21 June 2017|
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Response from Patsy S | Reviewed this property |
The Terracota Warriors is a special exhibit....when we went, there was an additional charge and timed admission process for it in addition to the general museum admission fee.
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Jeffrey C
16 February 2017|
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Response from Will D | Property representative |
You are welcome to bring your backpack into the IMAX theater as long as it will fit under your seat or you hold it in your lap. The aisles must remain clear for safety. If your backpack is too large, we will keep it in a... More
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