Pacific Science Center Seattle – Discount Tickets & Savings

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Pacific Science Center Seattle – Discount Tickets & Savings

Looking for Pacific Science Center Discount Tickets? We have a round up of some ways that we have found to save on Pacific Science Center Tickets here. My kids love to visit the Pacific Science Center and it can be pricey, so any savings will help!

Here is what is included in General Admission for the Pacific Science Center currently:

  • Access to the Tropical Butterfly House,
  • Tinker Tank makerspace,
  • Dinosaurs,
  • Live Science Stage,
  • Planetarium (does require a timed ticket reservation, and they can sell out – so book it early)
  • and daytime laser shows (also requires a timed ticket reservation)

Imax and Evening Laser Dome Tickets are sold separately and are:

Pacific Science Center Imax Movie Tickets –

  • ADULT (18-64)  $12
  • SENIOR (65+)  $9
  • YOUTH (3-17)  $9

Evening Laser Dome Tickets –

  • ADULT (18-64)  $15
  • SENIOR (65+)  $12
  • YOUTH (3-17)  $12

Seattle Pacific Science Center

Here are the Current Pacific Science Center Discounts:

Sensory FREE Day! These are days that you can get free admission if you are looking to experience the exhibits outside of the general public hours without heavy crowds, with softened general lighting and with decreased noise level and visual stimulation.

During Exploration for All, PacSci is not open to the public and guests are asked to enter through the North Entrance.

Enjoy a Live Science Show, Planetarium open house, Tinker Tank maker space, and a laser program. Also open are our Tropical Butterfly House, PACCAR IMAX Theater, and our hands-on exhibit areas.

Tickets will be available at the entrance. Currently they offer one date per month, and the next one is February 18th.

BECU Members save $5 off with this Pacific Science Center Coupon. There is no Pacific Science Center coupon code required, you just need to use your BECU card to purchase here. It will bring the price of your tickets down to:

    • Adults 18-64 $22.95 (normally $27.95)
    • Seniors 65+ $17.95 (normally $22.95)
    • Youths 3-17 $12.95 (normally $17.95)
    • Child under 3 Free

Teen Tix – Teens can receive $5 admission on permanent exhibits, evening laser shows and documentary IMAX movies by signing up at teentix.

Use a Pacific Science Center Coupon from Entertainment Book – they have moved to an all digital platform, but you can get access to their coupons for just $2.99 a month. You can also sign up for a free 30 day trial to check out the current Pacific Science Center coupon, but they are still showing it as live on their site (in the past we have seen b1g1 free coupons). Again there is no special Pacific Science Center coupon code to use for this one, you will just show your electronic coupon on your phone.

Buy your tickets at least 24-hours ahead of time online & save up to 20% on the cost of admission!

    • ADULT (18-64)  $22.95
    • SENIOR (65+)  $21.95
    • YOUTH (3-17)  $17.95

Groupon Deals – From time to time Groupon offers a savings deal. They do not have any current offers, but you can check this page to see if they might pop up with one.

50% off Admission with Hotel Stay – you can get half off admission when you stay at any of the following participating hotels for the month of Februrary!

Pacific Science Center Memberships Sales & Additional Discounts:

Visit with a Group of 10 or More – whether you are a home school group, or just want to get together a group of family or friends, you have the following savings options if you visit with a group of 10 or larger. Find out more details on their group sales page here.

Military Discount – Discounted admission rates are available for active duty, retiree, reservist and Department of Defense employees and their families. Discounts are available ONLY at the door with valid ID and cannot be combined with other coupons or offers.

Discount Membership for Low Income Families –  it is just $19 for 1 Year Family Membership for Low Income Families on Assistance. Find the details for this offer here.

They do also offer free memberships to any youth in foster care, who are homeless (and their caregivers) or youth being raised by a relative or kinship caregiver. Those details are here.

Pacific Science Center Membership Sales & Deals – right now they are offering 10% off memberships. That makes the family membership $157.50. If you plan to visit more than once over the year, or if you are a large family, this can be a better deal for you in the long run.

BECU offers 15% off the Pacific Science Center memberships. Present your BECU debit card, credit card or your most recent statement at the ticket window. You’ll get up to 15% off all levels of membership.

Plus, they always offer 10% off of memberships for military members and educators.

If you work for a qualifying company you can get 20% off (check with your employer on this).

Another reason that the membership might be a good deal for your family, is that they offer reciprocal visit benefits with many other museums too. So if you like to travel, and visit spots on this list, then using one of the savings methods above to get a membership could help you save big over time and visits!

Pacific Science Center Imax Tickets

The Pacific Science Center Imax theater is one of our favorites. It is the largest theater screen in Washington and offers 2D and 3D experiences. It is lots of fun watching movies inside the Pacific Science Center Imax theater, either as part of your visit in general or just to see a movie. The Imax theater does not offer reserved seating, so you will want to arrive early for the best pick of seats. Pacific Science Center Imax Theater tickets are offered in two different categories. Imax Premium Movies, and Imax Documentaries. They are priced as follows:

Seattle Pacific Science Center Imax Theater Ticket Prices

A couple of updates now that the Pacific Science Center is back open again:

Homeschool Days – They used to offer special homeschool days. It looks like they may have discontinued that, but do offer group rates (explained above) if you wanted to get a couple of homeschool families together to visit under those rates.

Note – The Pacific Science Center use to be included with Seattle’s CityPass program, but it is no longer on their list of included attractions. We will update it here if we see it return as part of that program. 

The Artists at Play playground at the Seattle Center is a fun stop for kids with the Space Needle in the distance.

There is so much to do in this area of Seattle for families, and they even offer a free shuttle down to the waterfront if you wanted to make a full day out of your visit. Right at the Seattle Center is my kids favorite playground.

The Artist at Play Playground – Seattle Center

Another thing my kids love to do when they visit the Pacific Science Center is to go early and visit the Artist Playground at the Seattle Center and the Water Fountain on a warm day. You can read our review here on that if you want to make a full day of fun at the Seattle Center!

You can also check out our Staycation Seattle article for more ideas on fun things to do in the Seattle area, if you want to plan a day around a visit to the Pacific Science Center.

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