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Science on the Big Screen

Experience science on the big screen in our dynamic 3D Theater. Watch as stunning visuals from popular science films pop out and make a BIG impact. Learn about a variety of topics from new films each season. Our 3D theater is wheelchair accessible.

Assistive listening devices are available. Please ask the staff member in the auditorium for assistance or check in with the Visitor Services Desk upon your arrival.

Please note the 3D Theater is closed December 14 for a special event. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please check out a Planetarium show instead.

*Movie times are subject to change. Please call Visitor Services at 510-642-5132 for questions about show times.

Now Showing

Hidden Pacific

$5 per person after admission
20-minute film
10:30 a.m., 12:00 noon 1:30 & 3:00 p.m. daily

On the far reaches of the Pacific Ocean, blue-green islands, atolls, and corals reefs are thriving with a dizzying array of wildlife and tropical beauty, largely untouched by humans and currently protected as marine national monuments. Hidden Pacific brings viewers never-before-seen footage of these remarkable places, sharing the splendor of such pristine environments and their important role in safeguarding our planet.

Superpower Dogs

$5 per person after admission
45-minute film
11:00 a.m. & 12:30, 2:00, 3:30 p.m. daily

Experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most remarkable dogs. As we discover the astonishing science behind their amazing abilities, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!