A visit to Pacific Science Center is a time-honored tradition for students of all ages. Whether your field trip is an introduction to concepts or a culmination of a curriculum unit, our exhibits and school programming provide inquiry-based learning opportunities that engage your students and encourage them to discover and explore the world around them. Now is the time to inspire your students' lifelong interest in science, mathematics and technology. Call Pacific Science Center's Registration Office today to schedule your field trip. (206)443-2925.
Pacific Science Center also offers experiential field trips at the Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue. Learn More
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|Washington State Schools Field Trip Admission Rates*|
|IMAX Only (Regular length)||$5.00||$6.00||$7.00|
**Complete Field Trip Package Includes Exhibits, one regular-length IMAX Film (2D & 3D), Laser Show and Planetarium
|Field Trips booked for January or February dates will receive a special rate of $5.00 for the complete Field Trip Package.
*Washington State School Field Trip Admission Rates are valid March 1-June 30.
**Complete Field Trip Package excludes special engagement exhibits and feature-length IMAX films.
Chaperone Policy: While we require a minimum ratio of one adult to ten students, the ideal ratio is one adult to five students to ensure a positive learning experience for all visitors.
Call for Out-of-state Schools Admission Rates.
Plan Your School's Visit
Please have the following information when you call to register:
- School Name, Address, Phone Number
- School District
- Number of Students
- Number of Disabled Students
- Number of Adults
- Grade Level
- Teacher Name
- Email Address
- Top 3 Preferred Dates for your field trip
- Approximate Arrival Time
- Shows you are interested in scheduling (IMAX, Laser, Planetarium)
- Have you arranged for a school district bus?
The following information will help you prepare for your visit to Pacific Science Center:
- Teacher Pre-Visit
- Teacher Admission Worksheet
- Membership Card Guide
- Bus Parking
- Entrance Map
- Indoor Lunch Area
- Lunch Order Form For Elementary Schools
- Field Trip Teacher Evaluation Form
IMAX Movie Educator Guides
- Hubble 3D Educator Guide Grades 3-5
Washington State K-12 Science Learning Standards - Pacific Science Center Exhibit Alignment Document
Permanent Exhibit Teacher and Student Pre-Visit Guides
- Body Works Teacher Pre-visit
- Butterfly House Teacher Pre-visit
- Dinosaurs Teacher Pre-visit
- Insect Village Teacher Pre-visit
Bring your students into the best astronomy classroom possible -- the night sky. The Planetarium offers an immersive environment, intimate size, and interactive programming aligned with Washington State Content Standards and supporting most K-12 astronomy curricula. In the planetarium, everyone enjoys a front row seat. More
Laser Light Shows
Laser Light Show for School Groups (Available September - June) Morning shows offered. Advance reservations required. Stir the imaginations of your students with laser light performed live to music such as A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles, Roam by B52's, and The Imperial March from Star Wars, just to name a few. (30 minutes; grades K-12)
School Group Visit Assistance Program
All Scholarship monies for the 2012-2013 school year have been allocated. If you would like to be put on a waiting list please call (206) 4443-2925.