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.


Admission Prices

See what's happening this season at the Hall.

Xtreme BUGS is on an extreme scale, so admission to this exhibit will be slightly higher to cover the cost of bringing it to you.

  • $17 Adults (ages 19–61)
  • $14 students/seniors/disabled (ages 7–18; 62-plus)
  • $11 Children (ages 3–6; children under 3 are admitted free)
  • $5 UC Berkeley students and staff (with ID) and Guest pass holders
  • $10 Family pass holders
  • FREE visits for Members. Member families can save an average of $20 on special exhibition fees during Xtreme BUGS. Member's free guests will be charged a $5 special exhibition fee. Become a member.

3-D Theater Tickets

Now showing: Flight of the Butterflies in 3-D. Watch the trailer.

  • $4 general (children under 3 are free)

Planetarium Tickets

Now showing: Our Changing Moon and Jupiter's Moons and Beyond. Click for more info.

  • $4 general

Hours and Transportation


The hours for specific Hall activities vary. Check here for a full list of 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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