The Lawrence Hall of Science
The public science center of the University of California, Berkeley.
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed December 24 & 25
We’ll bring our science programs to you.
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 Science1 Centennial DriveBerkeley, CA 94720
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A new exhibit at The Lawrence aims to demystify the latest technology and engage visitors’ curiosity about how AI works.
Because we know what engages children, we’ve put together a list of science kits, books, crafts, and more that make excellent gifts or stocking stuffers.
On Saturday, October 21, visitors and members were among the first to experience the new Animal Discovery Zone!
For nearly 50 years, kids and families have used Sunprint paper to flex their creativity, capturing everything from leaves to action figures in signature white…
On Saturday, October 14, a partial eclipse will be visible across a large swath of the country, including right here in the Bay Area!
Picture a school gymnasium, except instead of kids playing dodgeball, it’s filled with the sights and sounds of discovery. The gym is transformed into a…
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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