Events & Programs

Field Trips to Pacific Science Center


Onsite Operations Update

Pacific Science Center’s onsite operations are currently closed due to COVID-19. However, we are continuing to serve the community, including offering Virtual Field Trips, while we plan for our renewal.

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A field trip to Pacific Science Center is a time-honored tradition for students of all ages across Washington state. Our hands-on exhibits, shows, and innovative programs ignite students’ curiosity for science in a day of exploration meant to enhance your curriculum and spark lifelong interest in science, math, engineering and technology. ​

Onsite Field Trip Pricing

Field Trip Packages Price Per Student
Exhibits Only$9
Package 1Exhibits plus choice of one experience$11
Package 2Exhibits plus choice of two experiences$13
Package 3Exhibits plus choice of three experiences$15

One complimentary adult general admission is covered for every 10 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. Payment is due one week before you visit.

Financial Assistance

Pacific Science Center is dedicated to offering access to quality STEM education for all. Subsidy discounts may be awarded based on Free and Reduced Lunch Program percentages for those who qualify. To learn if your school qualifies for financial assistance for your field trip, email or call (206) 443-2925.


Education Resources




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:


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