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Pompeii: The Exhibittion

Ticket Information

May 20, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Please note:

Advance tickets highly recommended.

Tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE. NO EXCHANGES OR ADJUSTMENTS CAN BE MADE AFTER PURCHASE.

Pompeii: The Exhibition tickets are timed tickets, valid only for a specified admission date and time.

It is recommended that you allow 60 minutes to view the exhibition.

Your timed ticket reflects the time at which you may enter the queue line. It does not reflect the exhibit entry time.

Purchasing Tickets

Special Exhibit Benefits for Members:

California Science Center Foundation Members receive exclusive Pompeii exhibit benefits including a FREE preview on May 18, discounts on exhibit tickets and line privileges.
Call (213) 744-7504 for additional information.

To receive discounts, your Membership must be activated before purchasing tickets.

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Four ways to purchase tickets:

1. Online

$2 service charge per ticket. Must use Print at Home* feature to have tickets emailed to yourself.

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Take your Print at Home tickets directly to the exhibit queue at the time listed on your ticket.

* Print tickets immediately.
They are not available for printing after 48 hours. $2 reprinting fee applies at the box office.

2. By Phone

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Call: (213) 744-2019

No same day phone sales.

$3 service charge per ticket on all phone orders. Pick up tickets at Box Office. Additional charges for delivery/shipping methods.

3. Box Office

The box office is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Tickets available on a first-come first-served basis. No guarantee that same-day tickets will be available on the day of your visit. Advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged.

4. Group Tickets

Must make reservations in advance by calling (213) 744-2019. A $25.00 deposit applies to all groups. Groups receive one (1) complimentary chaperone ticket for every fifteen (15) sold. A group consists of 15 or more.

Last exhibit entry is at 3:30 p.m.

Ticket Prices

SAVE on admission to Pompeii:The Exhibition and any IMAX film of your choice by purchasing a combo ticket. Enhance your experience by seeing Forces Of Nature on our 7-story IMAX screen.

Pompeii + IMAX Combo
Audience Ticket Type Price
Adult (Age 18-59) General $26.00
Member $18.25
Group $20.75
Child (Age 4-12) * General $16.25
Member $13.75
Group $15.00
Youth (Age 13-17) General $21.25
Member $15.25
Group $15.00
Student with ID General $21.25
Member $15.25
Group $15.00
Senior (Age 60+) General $21.25
Member $15.25
Group $19.25
School Group (K-12 Students) Group $13.00

View your IMAX film prior to your Pompeii entry time. Many guests choose to spend additional time in our traveling exhibit and miss their IMAX film.

Pompeii ticket prices (exhibit only)
Audience Ticket Type Price
Adult (Age 18-59) General $19.75
Member $12.75
Group $15.50
Child (Age 4-12) * General $12.75
Member $10.75
Group $11.75
Youth (Age 13-17) General $16.75
Member $11.75
Group $11.75
Student with ID General $16.75
Member $11.75
Group $11.75
Senior (Age 60+) General $16.75
Member $11.75
Group $15.50
School Group (K-12 Students) Group $9.75

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Members receive free tickets and big discounts! Learn more.Group Discounts: Receive special pricing and one free ticket for every 15 solc. To make a reservation, call 213-744-2019

* Children under 13 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Children 3 and under are free.

Tips For Your Visit

Reserve Your Time

Pompeii tickets are timed and dated with specific queue entry times. You may stay in the exhibition as long as you like. Advanced tickets are highly recommended. NO EXCHANGES and NO REFUNDS.

Arrive Early—IMAX & Parking Information

Arrive at least 30 minutes before the time listed on your exhibition or IMAX ticket to allow time to park. Parking is $10 for cars and "yellow" school buses, and $25 for Charter buses and oversize vehicles (cash only).

If you reserve tickets by phone, you will need to pick them up at the California Science Center’s Box Office will call window, which could require additional wait time.

It is recommended that you allow 60 minutes to view the exhibition.

Please Note:

  • Online timed-entry tickets are available until 2 hours prior to closing.
  • Print your Print at Home tickets immediately. They are not available for printing after 48 hours. $2 reprinting fee applies at the box office.

Exhibit Hours

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.

Hours are subject to change. Check our website for updates.

Gallery Policy

No photography allowed.

No food, drink or large bags permitted in the gallery.

No re-entry after leaving the exhibition.

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