Children enjoy Design Quest exhibit
Design. Build. Invent.

Create innovative solutions to engineering challenges using unexpected materials in Design Quest.

Young girl mixing goo in a Winter Camp
New, Full-Day Winter Camps

Register for a week of fun activities for your curious child during winter break

Two chipmunks jumping in dappled sunlight
Science in 3D!

Explore space, nature, and more in the National Geographic 3D Theater.

Large group of attendees in our Plantearium looking at Jupiter
Investigating Jupiter

Experience our all new, interactive Planetarium show.

Visit Us

View of San Francisco Bay and the Hall plaza from above the Hall

Located in the hills above the UC Berkeley campus with a spectacular 180 degree view of the San Francisco Bay.


Fall: Open Wed.–Sun. and select holidays,
10 am–5 pm


Adults: $12
Kids & Seniors: $10
Members: FREE

New Science Standards

The Lawrence Hall of Science can help teachers, schools, and districts with the Next Generation Science Standards. Our staff, programs, research studies, and curriculum materials were used to guide the development of these forward-thinking standards. Let's realize the potential of NGSS together.

Our Impact

How is the Hall reaching the next generation of STEM leaders? Read about the Hall’s global reach and the impact of our programs in our 2014—2015 report. Our programs span the globe, serving more than 12 million youth in 21 countries on almost every continent.

The Hall’s Advisory Council is hosting a fundraising benefit event to support our innovative and effective STEM learning programs. Read more to learn how to get involved.


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Do science on a deeper level. Find out about summer and winter camps, and classes for preschoolers and homeschoolers.