Field Trips

Wednesday–Sunday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

A field trip to The Lawrence gives your students new and exciting ways to engage with science! Make your field trip experience unique by exploring our hands-on exhibits at our science center in Berkeley.

Students building bridges for a science project.

Exhibit Experience

Explore our hands-on exhibits, meet Pheena the Fin Whale on our plaza, and enjoy our Ingenuity Challenges when you visit The Lawrence on an Exhibit Experience. You’ll tour our exhibits at your own pace, letting your group take the lead to investigate what interests them.

What’s included:

  • Admission for students and adult chaperones
  • Orientation with The Lawrence staff
  • Self-guided exploration of all The Lawrence exhibits

Pricing (for schools and non-profit organizations):

  • $10 per student
  • 1 chaperone per 4 students admitted free
  • $10 per extra adult


  • Minimum of 12 students
  • At least 1 adult chaperone per 7 students


Give your experience a boost by seeing a film in our 3D Theater.

Add a Show

What’s Included


  • $4 per student
  • $4 per additional adult

Add a Workshop

Give your students a deep dive into science with educator-led workshops featuring live animals, intriguing investigations, and real science tools.

What’s included

  • 60-75 minute workshop
  • NGSS Curriculum
  • Observation guides to support professional learning


  • $465 for up to 20 preschool and kindergarten students, and 32 grade 1-12 students.


  • For preschool and kindergarten students, at least 1 chaperone per 4 students

Add Both

Guaranteed to be a day none of your students forget! Enjoy exploring our exhibits, watching a show, and participating in a hands-on science workshop lead by one of our educators.

What’s Included

  • 3D movie in our 3D Theater or a Planetarium show
  • 60-75 minute workshop, including classroom curriculum and teacher observation guides


  • $525 for up to 20 preschool or kindergarten students, and 32 grade 1-12 students

Seeking Transportation Scholarships?

Schools from the 9 Bay Area counties may be eligible for Transportation Funds from the Environmental Volunteers, Excursion Grants from Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, or free BART tickets through Yoots.

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