Events & Programs

Field Trips to Pacific Science Center

Ignite your students’ curiosity while enhancing your curriculum with a field trip to Pacific Science Center.
Our hands-on exhibits, planetarium shows, live demonstrations and documentary IMAX® movies make for an educational and memorable field trip for students of all ages.

Call (206) 443-2925 to book your field trip today.

Fall Field Trip Sale: October – November 2017

Bring your students on a field trip this fall to receive major savings on admission! From October 2 through November 30, students can explore our hundreds of interactive exhibits at the reduced rate exclusive to school groups.

  • Exhibits only: $6 per student
  • Exhibits plus a planetarium show, laser show or exploration lab: $8 per student

Pricing

To schedule your field trip, call (206) 443-2925 Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at least two weeks prior to your desired visit date. We will contact you within two business days to set up your field trip. Payment is due one week before your visit. For out-of-state school admission rates, call (206) 443-3611.

Field Trip Packages Price Per Student
Exhibits Only$8
Package 1Exhibits plus choice of one experience$10
Package 2Exhibits plus choice of two experiences$12
Package 3Exhibits plus choice of three experiences$14

One complimentary adult general admission for every five paid students. Complimentary adult admission excludes IMAX documentary. These adults will be charged a $4 IMAX documentary admission. Additional adults outside of ratio will be charged the student admission rate. Pacific Science Center Memberships cannot be applied to field trips.

*Choose from the following experiences:

Exhibits are included in all field trip packages. Click here for a full list of exhibits.

Pricing

To schedule your field trip, call (206) 443-2925 Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at least two weeks prior to your desired visit date. We will contact you within two business days to set up your field trip. Payment is due one week before your visit. For out-of-state school admission rates, call (206) 443-3611.

Exhibits Only

Price Per Student: $8

Package 1

Exhibits plus choice of one experience*

Price Per Student: $10

Package 2

Exhibits plus choice of two experiences*

Price Per Student: $12

Package 3

Exhibits plus choice of three experiences*

Price Per Student: $14

One complimentary adult general admission for every five paid students. Complimentary adult admission excludes IMAX documentary. These adults will be charged a $4 IMAX documentary admission. Additional adults outside of ratio will be charged the student admission rate.

*Choose from the following experiences:

Field Trip Topics

Animals ($10 per student) – available through February 2018

  • Born to Be Wild 3D (available September-November) or Amazon Adventure 3D (available November-February) in IMAX
  • Saltwater Tide Pool exhibit
  • Animal exhibits and Naked Mole Rats

Astronomy ($12 per student) – available through January 2018

  • The Search for Life in Space 3D in IMAX
  • Planetarium show or Science On a Sphere show
  • Space exhibits

Biology/Health & Wellness ($12 per student) – available through February 2018

  • Inquiry Lab: The Human Body (grades 6-12 only)
  • Professor Wellbody’s Academy of Health & Wellness exhibit
  • Body Works exhibits
  • Laser Show

Insects ($12 per student) – available through January 2018

  • Amazon Adventure 3D in IMAX
  • Inquiry Lab: Insects
  • Insect Village exhibits
  • Tropical Butterfly House

Engineering ($12 per student)

  • Tinker Lab: Inventors or Engineers
  • Planetarium show: Let’s Explore Light
  • Science Playground exhibits

Marine Life ($10 per student)

  • The Last Reef: Cities Beneath the Sea in IMAX (available October through December)
  • Saltwater Tide Pool exhibit
  • Puget Sound Model exhibit

Note: The prices above apply only to students. Adult chaperone prices vary.

Not sure which Field Trip Package to choose? Our sales team can help you create a field trip package that best fits your class size, schedule and curriculum.

Recommended packages for spring 2018 field trips will be available in late fall 2017!

Education Resources

Exhibits:

IMAX:

Amazon Adventure 3D Educator Guide

Born to be Wild 3D Educator Guide

Dream Big Educator Guide

Flight of the Butterflies 3D Educator Guide and Classroom Activities

The Search for Life in Space Educator Guide

Planetarium:

Astro Adventures is an educator’s guide for astronomy activities created to answer the high demand for a space science unit for elementary teachers. Elementary and Middle School lesson guides are available for educator use through our printable curriculum order form. Sample Activities:

Starmaps:

Autism Resources:

To help teachers with children who are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pacific Science Center, along with the University of Washington’s Department of Rehabilitation Therapy, has created downloadable and printable resources geared to prepare you for your visit to Pacific Science Center. Learn More

Exploration Labs

Next Generation Science Standards in Exploration Labs

Keep Up With Educator News!

Complete the form below to keep up with new programs, experiences and educator opportunities at Pacific Science Center. We will also email you with one free teacher preview so you can explore the Science Center any weekday this school year.

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