The Hall will be closed September 2–19 for exhibit changes, facility upgrades, and cleaning—reopening September 20. 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.

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 »

Shop at the Discovery Corner Store

Stop by today or shop online for fun and educational toys, books, and gifts.

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 is brand new and 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.

Accessibility

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.