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.
Join us for spook-tacular science fun at our annual Halloween celebration, featuring creepy crawly critters, flying pumpkins, and more!
Open 12:00–3:00 p.m.
Meet creepy crawly critters and enjoy special Halloween decorations in our eerie-sistible Animal Discovery Zone.
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Our friends at Pioneers in Engineering are back with their pumpkin trebuchet! Watch pumpkins fly through the air in our Forces That Shape the Bay exhibit. Several launches will take place throughout the 4 hour time frame.
This fan-favorite activity is back! Members can design their own pumpkins with glow-in-the-dark paint and other decorations. One pumpkin per family.
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
In addition to Halloween-themed fun, learn about the first images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. Join in cosmically fun astronomy activities like stomp rockets and nebula spin art, and learn about the science behind this new space telescope capturing never-before-seen images of the universe!
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