The Hall will be closed September 2–19 for exhibit changes, facility upgrades, and cleaning—reopening September 20. See what's coming »
Hours, Cost, and Location

Hours

Closed for Upgrades September 2–19

The Hall will be closed September 2–19 for exhibit changes, facility upgrades, and cleaning—reopening September 20. See what's new when we reopen »

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.
 

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 at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.
Daily through August 16
Explore space through a guided 40-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.
 

3-D Theater

Daily, please call 510-642-5132 for showtimes
Visualize science in the 3-D Theater, complete with surround sound, a large screen, and 3-D 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.