Today’s Schedule

People in the Willard Smith Planetarium

Below is Pacific Science Center’s on-site programming and daytime schedule.

Daytime laser and planetarium shows are included in general admission tickets, but timed tickets are needed to enter the show. Planetarium shows have a limited number of tickets and sell out quickly.

IMAX® documentary and feature movies are not included and must be purchased separately.

Hours

Closed Mondays and Tuesday except for Seattle Public School holidays.

Timing

  • Live Science Shows: 15-25 minutes
  • IMAX documentary movies: 40-45 minutes
  • Daytime laser shows: 30-40 minutes
  • Planetarium shows: Preschool Stars: 15-20 minutes, Sky Watch: 25-30 minutes, Earth: Pole to Pole: 30-40 minutes

Schedule

Weekdays

10:30 am

Sea Lions: Life By a Whisker (Short)

Boeing Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
10:30 am

Sea Lions: Life By a Whisker

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
10:30 am

Preschool: Journey to the Moon

Building 2, Planetarium Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
11:15 am

Arctic: Our Frozen Planet 3D

Boeing Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
11:30 am

Live Science Show

Building 1, Live Science Stage Included in General Admission.
11:45 am

Jane Goodall: Reasons for Hope

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
11:45 am

Laser Jukebox

Laser Dome Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
12:30 pm

Arctic: Our Frozen Planet 3D

Boeing Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
1:00 pm

Sea Lions: Life By a Whisker

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
1:00 pm

Laser Movie Magic

Laser Dome Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
1:30 pm

Live Science Show

Building 1, Live Science Stage Included in General Admission.
2:00 pm

Laser ABBA

Laser Dome Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
2:15 pm

Dinosaurs of Antarctica 2D

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
2:15 pm

Sky Watch

Planetarium, Building 2 Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
2:30 pm

Civil War

Boeing Theater IMAX Feature Film IMAX Tickets Required.
3:00 pm

Laser Jukebox

Laser Dome Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
3:15 pm

Sky Watch

Planetarium, Building 2 Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
3:30 pm

Jane Goodall: Reasons for Hope

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
3:30 pm

Live Science Show

Building 1, Live Science Stage Included in General Admission.
4:00 pm

Laser ABBA

Laser Dome Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
4:15 pm

Earth: Pole to Pole

Planetarium, Building 2 Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
4:45 pm

Deep Sky

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
5:00 pm

Civil War

Boeing Theater IMAX Feature Film IMAX Tickets Required.

Weekends

10:30 am

Sea Lions: Life By a Whisker (Short)

Boeing Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
10:30 am

Deep Sky

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
10:30 am

Preschool: Journey to the Moon

Building 2, Planetarium Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
11:15 am

Arctic: Our Frozen Planet 3D

Boeing Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
11:15 am

Sky Watch

Building 2, Planetarium Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
11:30 am

Live Science Show

Building 1, Live Science Stage Included in General Admission.
11:45 am

Jane Goodall: Reasons for Hope

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
11:45 am

Laser Jukebox

Laser Dome Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
12:30 pm

Arctic: Our Frozen Planet 3D

Boeing Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
1:00 pm

Sea Lions: Life By a Whisker

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary
1:00 pm

Laser Movie Magic

Laser Dome Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
1:30 pm

Live Science Show

Building 1, Live Science Stage Included in General Admission.
2:00 pm

Laser ABBA

Laser Dome Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
2:15 pm

Dinosaurs of Antarctica 2D

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
2:15 pm

Sky Watch

Building 2, Planetarium Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
2:30 pm

Civil War

Boeing Theater IMAX Feature Film IMAX Tickets Required.
3:00 pm

Laser Jukebox

Laser Dome Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
3:15 pm

Earth: Pole to Pole

Building 2, Planetarium Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
3:30 pm

Jane Goodall: Reasons for Hope

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
3:30 pm

Live Science Show

Building 1, Live Science Stage Included in General Admission.
4:00 pm

Laser ABBA

Laser Dome Included in General Admission. Timed Tickets Required.
4:45 pm

Deep Sky

PACCAR Theater IMAX Documentary IMAX Tickets Required.
5:00 pm

Civil War

Boeing Theater IMAX Feature Film IMAX Tickets Required.

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