Science Museums in the East Bay

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Chabot Space and Science Center (Oakland)

The Center houses hands on interactive exhibits, a full dome digital planetarium show and a giant screen theater show.

Lawrence Hall of Science (Berkeley)

Explore science in the featured and ongoing exhibits, live demonstrations and visitor programs, interactive planetarium shows and special events There is a cafe on site.

Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology (Berkeley)

The museum offers docent led tours for both children and adult audiences. To reserve a tour time or to schedule a docent tour please call (510) 643-7649 or email Please try to book tour times at least 2 weeks in advance. Metered parking is available on streets near the Museum. Paid public parking is available for a nominal fee at Berkeley Public Parking, 2420 Durant, west of Telegraph, and after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends at the corner of College and Durant Avenues and adjacent to the museum (under the tennis courts).