Plan Your Visit
Exploring the wonders of science is even more fun as a group. Coordinate 10 or more of your friends, family, coworkers or homeschoolers on any day of the week and you will save on admission. Your visit can include our hands-on permanent exhibits, with access to our daily science shows, a cutting edge IMAX movie and a laser show!
Reservations are required. Groups of 10 or more can make a reservation by calling (206) 443-3611, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by completing the inquiry form at the bottom of this page. Please note: we require 48 hours notice to set up your reservation.
Pricing & Payment Options
|Exhibits Only||Exhibits & |
Feature-Length IMAX Movie
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Documentary IMAX Movie
|Feature-Length IMAX Movie Only*||Documentary IMAX Movie Only|
|Laser Shows - All Ages||Matinee with Exhibits||Evening|
We can reserve a private planetarium show especially for your group at an added buyout fee. Inquire when you call to book your group visit. Please note: we need 2 weeks’ notice to schedule a private planetarium show.
For group pricing, we require a single payment of cash, check, purchase order or major credit card (American Express, VISA or MasterCard). Tickets can be arranged for Will Call pickup if the reservation has been pre-paid in full. Pre-paid tickets are not subject to refund.
*Rates are subject to special event group pricing.
Directions, Parking & Group Entry
Directions & Parking
Before your visit, view driving directions, auto parking information, and other tips to plan your visit.
For buses and vehicles taller than 16 feet, the nearest loading/drop zone is located on 2nd Ave N, just south of Thomas St. Parking for oversized vehicles is located in the 5th Ave. parking lot, which can be accessed via 5th Ave at Harrison St. ($10 per bus). For other transportation information, including Monorail and Metro timetables, please visit the Seattle Center transportation page.
Our group entrance is located on the NORTH side of the Science Center, right next to the Seattle Children’s Theatre and the Space Needle, facing the Armory food court (view map). We apologize for the inconvenience, but groups cannot be admitted through our Denny Way entrance.
Enhance your visit with meal and snack options.
Purchase your popcorn, beverages and other enticing snack options for an IMAX movie in advance when you call (206) 443-3611 to make your group reservation.
Pacific Science Center Café
Visit our café in Building 1 for pizza, sandwiches, and other food options*, our café will prepare it for you. We require one week’s notice prior to your visit. Contact our café staff directly at (206) 727-2355. Learn More
*Vegetarian options available.
Make Your Group Reservation
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