The Hall will be closed Sept. 8-Oct. 6 for exhibit changes, facility upgrades, and cleaning—reopening October 7. See what’s coming »

Plan Your Visit

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We hope you enjoy your visit to the Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley's public science center and a destination for science fun for more than 40 years.

Upcoming Program and Schedule Changes

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

Shop at the Discovery Corner Store

Find the best science toys and educational tools at the Discovery Corner Store. Visit today or shop online. Hall admission is not required to shop at the store.

Check out the View

See current weather conditions and our fabulous view, in real time.

Event Calendar

Get the most out of your visit. See our event calendar for information on what's going on at the Hall.

Getting Here

Get directions and transportation information. Plenty of paid parking is available and you can also arrive by bus and shuttle.

Food and Dining

The Grizzly Peak Cafe features enticing menu options every day. You can also bring your own picnic and enjoy the view while you dine.

Nature Stories

Read observations about the nature in the area. Tilden Park has 2,079 acres of hiking trails, family attractions, and wildlife preserve.


We welcome all guests to love and learn science. Get information on accessibility.

Group Visits and Field Trips

If you have 12 or more paying visitors in your group, you qualify for group rates. Get information on rates and options on bringing a group to the Hall on a field trip.

Preschool Science

We have developed plenty of exhibits, hands-on classes, and planetarium shows for preschoolers. Preview the attractions you won't want to miss.

Museums of Berkeley

The Lawrence Hall of Science is one of five public museums at UC Berkeley. Learn more about the programs, collections, and culture you can experience at Berkeley's museums.