Events & Programs

Onsite Operations Update

Pacific Science Center’s onsite operations are currently closed due to COVID-19. We are not  currently booking Science on Wheels programs. However, we are continuing to serve the community, including offering Virtual Field Trips, while we plan for our renewal.

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Science On Wheels

Let us bring Pacific Science Center to you. Science On Wheels travels across the Pacific Northwest with interactive workshops, live stage shows and portable exhibit sets that build excitement for science, math, engineering and more. Programs are designed to support current science standards and range in length from 40 minutes to a full day of exploration and discovery.

Download our Educator Guide to learn more about Science on Wheels. For Science On Wheels information, please contact

Available Programs

Science On Wheels - Local School Programs

Local Schools

For schools in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties, we’ll captivate students with science shows, workshops, exhibit sets, planetariums and after-school workshop series. Learn more

Regional Schools

For schools outside of King, Pierce and Snohomish counties, we’ll delight your entire school with a full day of hands-on programs focused on one of our six science themes. Learn more

Early Learners

Ignite curiosity and build excitement for science in your earliest learners with age-appropriate live science shows and interactive workshops. Learn more


Community Events

Engage kids, families and groups in your community with shows, exhibits, workshops and planetariums at your next event. Learn more

Fair & Festival Events

Enhance your fairs, festivals or other events with our exciting science shows and interactive exhibits. Learn more


Spark youth interest in science with fun, hands-on activities designed to strengthen your library program, event or series. Learn more


Summer Science Series

Bring SOW to your out-of-school time or camp program this summer! Choose from five exciting and interactive STEM programs for youth in grades K-8. Learn more


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Science on Wheels is generously supported Amazon Future Engineer, Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Battelle/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Wells Fargo, Chevron Corporation, Alaska Airlines, The Baker Foundation, Doris Gaudette and Megan Fairchild, The Johnston-Hanson Foundation, Southern Imagination Foundation, Nina Zingale and Jerry Meyer, and an anonymous donor.

Science on Wheels receives support from NASA under award No. NNX16AB86A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional support comes from more than 2,500 individuals, companies, and foundations that donate to the Science Center each year. Click here to learn more about ways you can support Science on Wheels and Pacific Science Center.