Plan Your Visit

Ignite Your Curiosity at Pacific Science Center

Plan Your Visit

At Pacific Science Center, there is always something new and immersive to ignite your curiosity. Next time you visit, be sure to:

  • Test out new virtual and augmented reality technologies. Our startups-in-residence are constantly testing and redesigning their cutting-edge technology with guests!
  • Find new butterflies emerging in the Tropical Butterfly House. Did you know we get 250-500 new pupae each week, and have an average of 500 butterflies fluttering around each day?
  • Take on a new engineering challenges in our makerspace, Tinker Tank. Our staff can’t wait to help you design, build, test and rebuild with a variety of activities from rockets to circuits.
  • Meet local scientists as they discuss their research and facilitate hands-on activities. Meet a Scientist happens every Saturday, with new scientists to chat with each week.
  • Take in a new laser show. We’ve added 17 new shows this summer for Summer of Light!

Why wait to visit? Visit today and discover something new!


Virtual Reality at PacSci

Limited-Time Experiences

We’re currently featuring a collection of cutting virtual and augmented reality experiences. Visit soon to try all of the awe-inspiring AR/VR activities! Learn More

Curiosity Days: Evolving Cities

September 22-23

Test your creativity and unleash your imagination as we explore the future of cities. Local innovators and engineers will host hands-on demonstrations, workshops and activities all weekend long! Learn More

Field Trips

2018-2019 Registration Open

Invite you school on a field trip to the Science Center for an unforgettable day of science educations. Watch an IMAX documentary, explore space in the Planetarium or participate in a private lab sessions! Learn More


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