Plan Your Visit
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.
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 »
Stop by today or shop online for fun and educational toys, books, and gifts.
See current weather conditions and our fabulous view, in real time.
Get the most out of your visit. See our event calendar for information on what's going on at the Hall.
Get directions and transportation information. Plenty of paid parking is available and you can also arrive by bus and shuttle.
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.
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.
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.
We have developed plenty of exhibits, hands-on classes, and planetarium shows for preschoolers. Preview the attractions you won't want to miss.