Events & Programs

All Ages Events

There’s always something new to discover at Pacific Science Center. Our events are an opportunity for guests of all ages to join us in our community living room for discussions with local scientists and researchers, and fun hands-on activities. We’re constantly exploring new scientific topics at events for all ages.

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Curiosity at Home

Ignite your curiosity at home with streaming live science shows, hands-on STEM activities, tutorials, interviews, and more. These educational activities and resources are for all ages of learners and are meant to inspire and excite all people about science. Learn more

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Understanding COVID-19

The second decade of the 21st century will always be identified with COVID-19. View PacSci's curated timely and relevant information about our growing understanding of this virus as well as wider perspectives from global health experts, futurists and innovators about the possibilities in a post-COVID-19 world. Learn more

Curiosity Days

Today at PacSci

Find out what’s happening today at Pacific Science Center.

Tinker Tank

Test hypotheses and create innovations in our hands-on tinkering space that offers daily engineering and design challenges.

Curiosity Days

Curiosity Expo

Get curious with a these weekend-long events featuring a scientific theme. Curiosity Expos are packed with hands-on activities, demonstrations and discussions.

Artist in Residence

Observe, learn, and interact with a working artist at the Artist Living Studio with our Artists in Residence.

Meet A Scientist

Discover current research from leading local organizations and the scientists themselves.

Startup In Residence

The Startup in Residence program brings the latest innovations from local businesses. Experience each startup’s cutting-edge technology.


Laser Dome

See an immersive laser experience featuring stunning imagery and powerful sound.

Curiosity Days

Science in the City

Weekly lectures on current science topics and research that include a short presentation, and discussion.

IMAX Movies

See feature films and documentaries on our state-of-the-art theaters featuring the largest screens in Washington.

Railroad Show

All aboard! Meet dozens of model railroaders and experience these magical displays.

Curiosity Days


BubbleFest is back! Join us for a fun-filled day in the sun as we play and experiment with bubbles in our courtyard.

Upcoming All Ages Events

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Ignite your curiosity day after day! Members enjoy unlimited free admission for a year, discounts on events and programs, invitations to exclusive events, as well as passes and discounts on IMAX and Laser shows, and ticketed VR experiences.


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