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 save on admission. Visits can include our hands-on permanent exhibits, with access to our daily science shows, a cutting edge IMAX movie, and a laser show!
Make a Group Reservation
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: 48 hours are required to set up your reservation.
Pricing & Payment Options
|Exhibits Only||Exhibits & |
Feature-Length IMAX Movie
|Exhibits & |
Documentary IMAX Movie
|Feature-Length IMAX Movie Only*||Documentary IMAX Movie Only|
|Laser Shows - All Ages||Matinee with Exhibits||Evening|
*Rates are subject to special event group pricing.
Private Planetarium Shows
Private Planetarium shows can be reserved for an added buyout fee. Inquire when you call to book your group visit. Please note: 2 weeks are required to schedule a private Planetarium show.
We require a single payment of cash, check, purchase order or major credit card (American Express, VISA or MasterCard) to purchase a group visit. 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.
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). Groups cannot be admitted through our Denny Way entrance; we apologize for the inconvenience.
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 a Group Reservation
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