Hours, Admission & Location

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Come visit us at 1 Centennial Drive, about half a mile from Grizzly Peak Boulevard in the hills of the UC Berkeley campus. We are open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day and most holidays.

Holiday Hours

Open daily, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. except:

  • December 18, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. 3D films play until 12:00 p.m.
  • December 24, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Planetarium, Ingenuity Lab and Animal Discovery Room are closed. 3D films will play.
  • December 25, Closed all day

Admission Prices

See what's happening this season at the Hall.

  • $12 Adults
  • $10 Children 3-18, Seniors 62+
  • Free for Members, children under 3, UC Berkeley students and staff. Become a Member.

National Geographic 3D Theater Tickets

Now showing: Meerkats 3D and Mysteries of the Unseen World. Watch the trailers.

  • $4 general (children under 3 are free)

Planetarium Tickets

Now showing: Imagine the Sky Tonight, Searching for Other Earths, and What's in Your Zodiac Sign? Click for more info.

  • $4 general

Hours and Transportation


The hours for specific Hall activities vary. Check here for a full list of hours, including our upcoming holiday hours.

Bus and Shuttle Service

Take the UC Berkeley shuttle service or AC Transit on your next visit.

Parking Information

Plenty of paid parking is available. Parking machines accept cash and credit cards.

Driving Directions

Get driving directions and maps to the Hall.

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