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Jul 08 - Sep 07

The Science Behind Pixar


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. Get hands on with 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 50 interactive elements, the exhibition takes visitors through each step of the filmmaking process, giving an unparalleled view of the production pipeline and concepts used at Pixar every day. Participate in fun and engaging activities, listen to firsthand accounts from members of the studios' production teams, and come face-to-face with re-creations of Pixar's most beloved characters, from Buzz Lightyear, Dory, and Mike and Sulley, to Edna Mode and WALL•E! The Science Behind Pixar is presented by Highland Capital Management. Pixar requires a surcharge for members and non-members.


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Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N. Field Street
Dallas, TX 75202
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Upcoming Dates & Times

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Daily through Sep 7
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Museum general admission is $20 for adults (13-64), $13 for youth (2-12) and $18 for seniors (65+). Museum general admission is free for members. Children under 2 are always free.