Member News & Events

California Science Center Members enjoy exclusive opportunities and Science Center experiences throughout the year. Upper level Members receive even more opportunities for involvement such as family science workshops, educational programs with curators and behind-the-scenes experiences. 

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    Members Calendar

    For information on programs and benefits for Members, download the latest Members Calendar publication.

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  • IMAX with Laser is here!


    Members-Only Double-Feature Screening
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    7:30 p.m. – Amazon Adventure 3D; 8:45 p.m. – Hurricane 3D

    Members are invited to a free double-feature screening of two new films in our re-launched theater featuring IMAX with Laser! First up at 7:30 p.m. is Amazon Adventure 3D—the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates’ fascinating 11-year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest in the 1850s. Be inspired by Bates’ endless curiosity and determination to explore the wilds of nature from the time he was a young boy.

    At 8:45 p.m. (after a brief intermission), experience Hurricane 3D—the true story of one of the most devastating natural events on our planet: the Atlantic hurricane. Filmmakers teamed up with NASA to follow the hurricane as it begins its 15,000-kilometer journey as an ominous sandstorm in Senegal, heading west across the Atlantic building momentum as it tosses ships on growing swells, then crashes into the jungles of the Caribbean.

    The IMAX Theater concession stand will be open for purchase of snacks before the first film and during intermission—Members receive a 20% discount.

    You must have a current California Science Center Membership to attend this event. Members may reserve for one or both films. Space is limited and on a first-received, first-reserved basis. Reservations are limited to two adults and four children (age 17 and under) per Membership.

    Please select first film choice below and place your reservation. Then, if you wish to reserve for the second film, return to this page and select the second film.

    - Amazon Adventure 3D - 7:30 p.m.

    - Hurricane 3D - 8:45 p.m.

    You will receive two separate emails for each of your film selections (an order confirmation, followed by a "Print At Home Ticket" email).

    Tickets are also available through the Ticket Office at (213) 744-2019. Phone lines are open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

  • Body Worlds: Pulse


    Experience Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS: Pulse — a convergence of aesthetic anatomy, health and wellness. This special exhibition presents the body in health and distress, its vulnerabilities and potential, and many of the challenges the human body faces as it navigates the 21st Century. Through immersive multimedia and narrative storytelling, guests will learn about the wonders of the real human body and marvel at its elegance and complexity. Discover what makes you move, what makes you tick and what makes you unique in the largest BODY WORLDS exhibition of the decade.

    California Science Center Members receive special exhibit-related benefits including:

    - Discounts on BODY WORLDS: Pulse tickets
    - Line privileges to help you avoid long waits

    When purchasing tickets online, please register or log-in using the email address currently on your Membership record. Tickets are also available through the Ticket Office at (213) 744-2019. Phone lines are open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

    If you have any questions about your Membership benefits, please call (213) 744-7504.