Hours, Cost, and Location

Hours

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
     

Exhibits

Daily, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
 

Discovery Corner Toy & Book Store

Daily, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Share the wonders of science by combining fun with quality education. Our hand-picked, unique toys are designed to spark scientific curiosity and engage inquisitive minds.

Online 24/7 at http://store.lawrencehallofscience.org
 

Grizzly Peak Cafe

Daily, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a full menu of sandwiches, salads, snacks, and more.
 

Planetarium

Weekends and Holidays, shows at 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Explore space through a guided 20-minute Planetarium program. Questions and activities are part of the show! Tickets are $4 and can be purchased at Visitor Services.
 

Animal Discovery Room

Weekends and Holidays, 1:30–4:00 p.m
Hold and touch gentle animals like guinea pigs, geckos, and turtles, and find out what our corn snakes like for dinner. Free with admission.
 

National Geographic 3D Theater

Daily, please call 510-642-5132 for showtimes
Visualize science in the National Geographic 3D Theater, complete with surround sound, a large screen, and 3D films that take you on journeys around the world and into outer space.
 

Ingenuity Lab

Weekends and Holidays, 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Design, build, and test your own inventions with the help of UC Berkeley students. Tackle a new challenge every month. Free with admission.
 

Registration Office

Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
The Registration Office can answer your questions and help you register for camps, classes, and programs for schools Call 510-642-5134 or swing by on your next visit to the Hall.