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The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

Go Metro and Save $2 on Adult Admission and More

Enjoy a unique, first-time look into the Pixar filmmaking process and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their characters with the west coast premiere of The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition. This 12,000 sq. ft. interactive exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar’s award-winning films to the big screen.

With more than 40 interactive exhibit elements, the exhibition’s eight sections each focus on a step in the filmmaking process to give you an unparalleled view of the production pipeline and concepts used at Pixar every day. Participate in fun, engaging hands-on activities, listen to firsthand accounts from members of the studios’ production teams and come face-to-face with re-creations of your favorite Pixar film characters, including Buzz Lightyear, Dory, Mike and Sulley, Edna Mode and WALL•E! 

Metro Discount: Show your valid TAP card, Metro employee ID or LA County employee ID at the California Science Center box office to redeem your exhibition and IMAX discount. 

Save $2 on adult admission and save $1 on child admission to the exhibition; and enjoy $2 off adult and $1 off child admission to any IMAX film.  

Go Metro: The California Science Center is located at 700 Exposition Park Drive, just south of downtown LA. Take the Metro Expo Line to Expo Park/USC Station and walk through Exposition Park to the front of the museum. Plan your best transit route using the Trip Planner on this page.

More info: For more information and show times, visit or call 323.724.3623.   

700 Exposition Park Dr Los Angeles, CA

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