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Be Curious for Innovation

Discover ground-breaking virtual reality technology, meet our startup in residents,
or experiment with design.

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Meet our Startups in Residence

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Make and Create Together


Innovation Lives at PacSci

Connect with local changemakers, see developments as they unfold, and be among the first to try experimental and emerging technologies. Catch what’s now and what’s next before it’s gone! 

Plan your visit today to discover ground-breaking virtual reality technology, see what local start-ups are working on or experiment with design and engineering challenges in the Tinker Tank.


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Curiosity Never Closes: Support PacSci

While we undergo our renewal, we are still serving the community. We depend on support from you.

Activities and Experiences

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Virtual and Augmented Reality

Try out rotating, cutting-edge virtual and augmented reality technology. You’ll have to see, feel and even smell (yes, smell) to believe.
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Tinker Tank

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

Willard Smith Planetarium at Pacific Science Center


Blast-off to the outer reaches of the universe and explore planets in our live, immersive shows.
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Meet A Scientist

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

Artist in Residence

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

Startup In Residence

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



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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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