Private Event Spaces



Available Spaces For Private Events

Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery

An inventive and flexible space, the Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery can be configured for a variety of events, from dinners and presentations to proms and wedding receptions. The floor-to-ceiling windows on the east wall allow guests a close-up view of the Space Needle and let in plenty of natural light. This room includes the Tropical Butterfly House, where guests can escape to the tropics any day of the year.

Jeff and Alicia Carnevali Pavilion

Jeff and Alicia Carnevali Pavilion is an ideal space for a daytime luncheon or an evening reception prior to an IMAX show in the Boeing IMAX Theater. This elegant space features glass walls facing the Space Needle and can accommodate up to 150 guests.

Building 1

Travel back in time to the Mesozoic Era, where you will meet seven moving, roaring, robotic dinosaurs in a life-like environment. Then enjoy a live science show at the demonstration stage where our expert staff will entertain and amaze your guests. This space can be transformed into a cocktail reception or a dance party, complete with disco lights.

Building 2

A spacious, interactive exhibit space, Building 2 is ideal for family and adult events alike. This building includes the Salt Water Tide Pool, the infamous Naked Mole Rat Colony, Willard Smith Planetarium and an array of rotating hands-on exhibits. This space can be transformed for company parties, high school dances, bar and bat mitzvahs and more.

Building 3

This unique, tri-level space is a fun venue for parties of 100 or less and is a great addition to a larger building rental. Explore "Body Works" by testing your flexibility, vision, hearing, strength and more. Building 3 features beautiful glass walls on both the upper and lower levels, a private entrance for event guests and restroom facilities.

Building 4

Building 4 is home to Pacific Science Center's featured exhibit, which rotates every few months. Past exhibits have included POMPEII: The Exhibition, Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body and Tutankhamun: The Golden King and Great Pharaohs. Please inquire about upcoming exhibits to add extra fun and entertainment to your event.

Laser Dome Theater

Laser light displays set to rocking music will stir the imaginations of your guests. Choose a show from the extensive laser library or purchase a custom-made show featuring your favorite music. This space is also available for lectures, presentations and receptions.

Boeing IMAX Theater

Wow your guests with a larger-than-life IMAX experience! The Boeing IMAX Theater offers a six-story screen, surround sound and the capacity to show 3D films, documentaries as well as Hollywood blockbusters. This space is also available for lectures and special presentations, with seating for 405 guests.


Our original IMAX theater accommodates up to 325 guests for private movie screenings, special presentations or lectures.

Seattle Rotary Discovery Labs

This classroom-style space is ideal for daytime meetings, luncheons, birthday parties or team-building workshops. The Discovery Labs are also available for evening receptions and can accommodate up to 125 guests.

Board Room & Small Conference Room

This professional meeting space is ideal for intimate group gatherings of 25 or fewer.

Call (206) 443-2387 or email for more information on booking your next event at Pacific Science Center.