Hours, Cost, and Location


Upcoming Program and Schedule Changes

The Hall will be closed September 8–October 6 for exhibit changes and facility upgrades—re-opening on October 7 with new programs and hours. Learn more.


Daily, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and annual fall closure from September 8 to October 6, 2015.

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

Weekends: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Weekdays: 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Enjoy a full menu of sandwiches, salads, snacks, and more.


Daily, June 13–August 30, 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

Daily, June 13–August 30, 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. Tickets are $4 and can be purchased at Visitor Services.

Ingenuity Lab

Daily, June 13–August 30, 10:00–3:00 p.m.
Design, build, and test your own inventions with the help of UC Berkeley students. 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.