The Lawrence Hall of Science
The public science center of the University of California, Berkeley.
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Centennial Drive closed 5/14Alternate route via Grizzly Peak
On a visit to The Lawrence, students collaborate to investigate new ideas as they become scientists and engineers for a day.
We partner with school districts to support science learning. We offer district-wide elementary, middle, and high school programs, either virtually or in-person.
We collaborate with a range of partners to innovate in science education. Together, we go further.
At The Lawrence Hall of Science, discovery runs through everything we do. We foster scientific exploration with a focus on equitable learning experiences. Whether we’re designing curriculum, engaging learners, or empowering educators, we believe in the transformative power of learning made fun: when “ha ha” moments become “aha!” moments.
The Lawrence Hall of Science is located at:1 Centennial DriveBerkeley, CA 94720
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Climb a DNA strand. Explore the cosmos.Meet a chinchilla.
Our science center is a hub of fascination and discovery, with hands-on experiences designed to promote exploration. Want to stay a little longer? Don’t miss our camps, classes, and workshops!
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Educators help bring our work to life. Explore our resources and tools for educators in all settings—from classroom experiences to professional development.
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As part of UC Berkeley, research is in our DNA. The Lawrence Hall of Science engages in best-in-class research. We collaborate with a variety of partners to design, implement, and scale effective and equitable learning experiences.
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