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.
For over 50 years, The Lawrence Hall of Science has been at the forefront of science education. As part of the University of California, Berkeley, we work with scientists, engineers, and educators to design the most effective learning experiences. Learn about the latest news and read articles about our work and impact.
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Beginning Tuesday, May 10, The Lawrence Hall of Science will be participating in the annual National Science Foundation (NSF) “STEM […]
Lawrence Hall of Science visitors and staff are very accustomed to the sound of excited children exploring science. On April […]
Joel Sartore is a world-renowned National Geographic photographer and founder of the National Geographic Photo Ark. On Tuesday, April 26, Sartore will visit The Lawrence and speak about his compelling photography at a benefit event.
A Big Thanks to all of you who responded when we asked you to make a difference in a young […]
February 8, 2022, Berkeley, California– Millions of children have missed out on enriching outdoor science education experiences since the start […]
Curriculum materials designed for Next Generation Science Standards show promise A gold-standard independent study led by the nonprofit research, development, […]
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By supporting science and math education now, you can help establish the next generation of innovators, science-literate workers, and informed and engaged citizens. Join us in satisfying the critical need for more and better K-12 science and mathematics education. Contributions to The Lawrence help build future STEM talent and improve society’s understanding of science processes, impacts, and opportunities.
The Lawrence has long been appreciated as an international leader in science and mathematics education. From agencies like the Institute of Museum & Library Services to local publications like Bay Area Parent, our programs have garnered esteemed recognition from a variety of organizations.