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Pacific Science Center ignites curiosity in every child and fuels a passion for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking in all of us. Get hands-on in our Tinker Tank maker space, wander among fluttering tropical butterflies, immerse...more
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200 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4895
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While the static exhibits at the science center feel a little dated. Their traveling exhibits are incredible. Look to see what the traveling exhibit is and you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I come from an area with lots of dinosaur exhibits and history, so when we walked into building 1 and saw the poor Dino display, we were underwhelmed and didn’t expect much. Building 2 totally made up for it. We all, even the grandparents, enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a good time, but feel that younger kids would have had a blast there. There are so many things to do and see. We were a group of nearly adult and adults, no little kids or younger teens.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Hands on experience, it was a great time, we all enjoyed participating. I would reccommend to all ages. The pricing was reasonable, worth going to see.

Thank NewCityBabs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it's been years since I was there, I remember this as a place where kids and adults could have a lot of fun learning about science. With interactive exhibits, there was a lot to see and do. On our recent visit, however, we elected...More

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Eleanor B, Chief Commercial Officer at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback and for visiting us in the past. I’m sorry to hear that you didn’t feel like Pacific Science Center was a good value. Our pricing is set to be competitive with other Seattle educational institutions as well as Science Centers...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 3 generation group ( grandparents through teens) thoroughly enjoyed our visit.There are tons of interactive displays that are both educational and fun. A very broad range of displays and activities. We were pleasantly surprised that everyone in our party (from 12-65) found numerous things...More

Thank 995ronh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing. If you are a kid between the ages of 4-14 - this is for you. We were visiting Seattle and decided to try this out since I am a bit of a science nut. When we entered, it was an obvious...More

Thank Rich D
Eleanor B, Chief Commercial Officer at Pacific Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Rich, Thank you for your feedback. Pacific Science Center is dedicated to providing an exceptional experience for our guests and feedback like this is important for us to continue to improve. We strive to provide experiences that are engaging for all ages. While we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my two kids to the pacific science center and planned to meet my coworker and her two kids. The exhibits were mostly very sophisticated although there were a few "rinkydink" areas. The rotating area seemed to be in transition and was currently occupied...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This science center is great for little ones on up to adults. It's huge and there's tons to do. Get there early so you can spend all day there. We brought our lunch and ate it at the brown bag area outside. There's so much...More

Thank mchaix373
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very hands-on. A wonderful place for kids of all ages; mine was 16. Give yourself a few hours to go through the entire center.

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13 July 2018|
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Response from Neil M | Reviewed this property |
Hey Melissa, they were giving out flyers just outside the museum, it was their first day of trying them out, the cashier girl was just learning of how to process them. If you don't happen to come by the flyer people(they... More
19 June 2018|
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Response from James A | Reviewed this property |
A 2 year old would enjoy a good portion of the museum but might run out of energy quickly with a ton of stimulation. There are a few spots where they do live demonstrations and the touch-tank might be fun as well.
18 July 2017|
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Response from Lisa E | Reviewed this property |
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