The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

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To infinity and beyond!

Visit your favorite Pixar characters at The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition and discover how Pixar artists and computer scientists combine art and technology to create the award-winning films you have grown to love.

Enjoy a unique look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their characters with The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition. This 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 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.

  • Modeling
  • Rigging
  • Surfaces
  • Sets & Cameras
  • Animation
  • Simulation
  • Lighting
  • Rendering

Participate in fun, engaging hands-on activities, listen to firsthand accounts from members of the studios’ production teams, and even 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!

This exhibition was developed by the Museum of Science, Boston in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. © Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization.

Admission Rates!

Big Bang Day! (Best Value)

*Includes The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition, Science Centre Admission & 1 IMAX film with 1 free regular popcorn.

Rate

Adult (18 +)$35.95
Child (3-12)$25.95
Youth (13-17), Student with ID$30.95
Senior (65+)$30.95
Family (2 adults + 4 children/youths)$168.25

*Science Centre Admission same-day access to all Exhibit Galleries, planetarium shows & science demonstrations.


Supernova Day

*Includes The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition & Science Centre Admission 

Rate

Adult (18+)$27.95
Child (3-12)$19.95
Youth (13-17), Student with I.D.$23.95
Senior (65+)$23.95
Family (2 adults + 4 children/youths)$122.25

*Science Centre Admission same-day access to all Exhibit Galleries, planetarium shows & science demonstrations. 

Member Rates

The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

Science Centre Only 

1 IMAX film

Adult (18+)$7.95FREE$6.98
Child (3-12)$5.95FREE$4.75
Youth (13-17), Student with ID, Senior (65+)$6.95FREE$5.98
Senior (65+)$6.95FREE$5.98
Pricing subject to change without notice.