SCIENCE-PALOOZA Outdoor Activities

Come enjoy science demos, experiments, hands-on activities, meet-the-scientists booths, and more! SCIENCE-PALOOZA’s outdoor activities on the plaza are completely free and take place between 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. on April 30. Visit Science at Cal’s SCIENCE-PALOOZA 2022 event detail for a list of featured activities.

Entry to The Lawrence Hall of Science

Entrance to the museum will be offered between 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. at a reduced $5 rate. The Lawrence Hall of Science offers free admission to anyone with a state-issued EBT card with valid photo ID, as well as up to five additional individuals. Indoor museum activities are subject to capacity limits, so reservations are required. If your group is larger than 24 individuals, please contact The Lawrence Registration Office by email at


We will also be offering a free shuttle service all day with help from Yoots from Shattuck Avenue at Addison Street near the Downtown Berkeley BART directly up to The Lawrence starting at 9:30 a.m. every hour on the half hour and departing The Lawrence every hour on the hour starting at 10:00 a.m. Paid parking is also available at the Lawrence Hall of Science.

We will follow any and all county, city, and institutional COVID guidelines in place on event day on the plaza, including masking and social distancing. Masks are optional in our outdoor spaces. Masks are required indoors for all visitors 2 years and older. For entering The Lawrence, please see our COVID site policies.