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Inspiring
tomorrow.

Indoors.
Outdoors.
Anywhere.

There are many
perspectives in science.
What’s yours?

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.

Visit Us

The Lawrence Hall of Science is located at:
1 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720

Hours

Wednesday–Sunday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Support Us

Your support allows us to strategically respond to current needs, and use our available resources to provide educational support for families, teachers, and communities in new ways during these unprecedented times. We remain committed to inspiring and activating diverse thinkers, inventors, and change makers to imagine and create an equitable and sustainable tomorrow. Join us as we inspire tomorrow.

Memberships

Now more than ever, our members sustain us! Become a member today to enjoy benefits like:

  • Early registration on Camps & Classes
  • 10% Discount at The Lawrence Discovery Store
  • Members’ Monthly eNewsletter with fun activities and engaging content
  • And more!

News
& Updates

Families learning about vaccines at a community engagement event

Communities for Immunity: The Vaccine Learning Hub

“I can’t believe my family is doing science together!” exclaimed a Park Middle Schooler. The student attended the Vaccine Learning […]

New DIY Sun Science App

A new version of the DIY Sun Science App from UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science is now available. July, […]

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Summer is Here at The Lawrence!

Summer is here, and with it some exciting new opportunities to explore and discover at The Lawrence! Join us for […]

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Lawrence Hall of Science Research Featured in NSF Video Showcase

Beginning Tuesday, May 10, The Lawrence Hall of Science will be participating in the annual National Science Foundation (NSF) “STEM […]

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The Lawrence Brings Science to the White House

Lawrence Hall of Science visitors and staff are very accustomed to the sound of excited children exploring science.  On April […]

For
Visitors

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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For
Educators

Educators help bring our work to life. Explore our resources and tools for educators in all settings—from classroom experiences to professional development.

Learn more about our programs for schools, including field trips, science festivals, and more!
School Programs
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Learning Activities
Professional learning for teachers is every bit as important as students' learning. Discover our programs for K-12 teachers, informal and outdoor educators, and more!
Professional Support
Check out our calendar of events specifically for educators.
Events

For
Partners

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.

Research
Research
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Policy
Community
Community
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Educational Organizations