AARP Events And Discounts
Pacific Science Center is pleased to announce the upcoming events for AARP members and their guests.
AARP Mornings with Pacific Science Center
Beginning in January 2014, Pacific Science Center will open early on Wednesday mornings to offer AARP members and their guests exclusive access to rare scenes, showing what it takes to bring science to the public. Tickets can be purchased individually or as a three-week series by AARP members and up to three guests to the following events:
- The Butterfly House: January 29 and February 19.
See the life cycle of a butterfly from chrysalis to emerging. Engage with our life sciences and horticulture staff to find out how they design the optimal ecosystem to help our butterflies survive and thrive.
- The Willard Smith Planetarium: February 5 and February 26.
After a private show for AARP members, you'll have the opportunity to interact with our planetarians and sate your curiosity about the mysteries of astronomy.
- Professor Wellbody's Academy of Health & Wellness: February 12 and March 5.
Take a private tour of Pacific Science Center's first new exhibit in a decade. Find out how the experts behind the exhibit decided how to bring the science of wellness to the public, and what they hope we learn from it.
Availability is limited for these experiences to 25 people per event. The cost is $15 per person and includes a behind the scenes visit and all day admission to Pacific Science Center. Tickets for the three week series may be purchased for $42.00. Each event begins promptly at 9 a.m., doors open at 8:45 a.m.
Saturday Movie Matinees
Exclusive screenings of our newest IMAX documentaries for AARP members the weekend they open. Ticket cost is $18 and will include a brief introduction to the film and a light breakfast followed by general exhibit admission. Please check back for dates and titles.
March 29, 2014 (8:30 a.m.) - D-Day: Normandy 1944 is a tribute to the courage, ingenuity and commitment of those who gave us the freedoms we all enjoy today. Science and technology advancements of WWII are highlighted as the film details - radar, jet airplanes, 2 1/2 ton trucks, jeeps, rockets and tides. Narrated by Tom Brokaw.
SPY: The Secret World of Espionage, Lecture Series
The first Monday of the month during the SPY exhibition, AARP members and guests will have the opportunity for an exclusive look at the history of covertcy and espionage. Guests will be treated to a lecture followed by Q & A by one of Pacific Science Center's Speakers Bureau members, then will have private early morning access to Spy: The Secret World of Espionage. Ticket cost is $24 and will include the lecture, a light breakfast, and early morning exhibit entry to Spy. Exhibition audio guides can be added for an additional fee. Lecture dates include April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7 and August 4.
AARP Member Admission Discount
25% off regular exhibit admission to AARP members and up to three guests during 2014. Tickets may be purchased on site, online or by calling 1-800-664-8775.
For Information regarding the Wednesday morning events, movie matinees, lecture series or to purchase tickets for these events call (206) 443-2931. Ticket sales close at 5 p.m. the day before each event and are not available online.