Welcome to the Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley’s public science center. We have been providing parents, kids, and educators with opportunities to engage with science since 1968.
Find out more about our mission to inspire and foster learning of science and mathematics for all, especially those who have limited access to science.
The Lawrence Hall of Science is working to significantly increase the quality and quantity of science learning for every student by providing programs that engage all students in science across learning environments.
Find out how we combine insight, expertise, and research to investigate and evaluate learning opportunities.
Our team of experts approach the creation of quality educational experiences with the principle that good work is developed by collaborative teams and draws upon the strengths of the group.
Advisory Council members share their passion for science education, professional expertise in diverse fields, and knowledge of the communities we serve, to help us carry out our mission.
The Lawrence Hall of Science is the namesake and legacy of Ernest Orlando Lawrence, winner of the 1939 Nobel Prize for Physics for his invention of the cyclotron. Learn more about the founding of the Hall and previous directors.