The Lawrence Hall of Science
The public science center of the University of California, Berkeley.
Open Wednesday - Sunday
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
April 1 - 9 open daily
Bring your students to The Lawrence, or bring our inquiry-based 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.
Life-changing learning experiences don’t just happen—they’re made. By supporting The Lawrence Hall of Science, you’re helping further our work of inspiring tomorrow’s diverse thinkers, inventors, and change-makers.
Join our ever-growing community of supporters and show your commitment to excellent, equitable science and math education.
Engage with our community and enjoy free admission, discounts on events, classes, and camps, and unique opportunities to do science.
Explore Plans + Benefits
Volunteers are vital to The Lawrence Hall of Science. By joining our volunteers, you can help expand the number of people we serve at The Lawrence and in the community. Share your expertise, energy and love of science with all ages, to make an impact on public understanding of science and inspire future scientists.
We are committed to providing inspiring and engaging science learning experiences in ways that prioritize equitable access and outcomes. Help us activate current and future generations of scientists, innovators and citizens; and provide educators with the tools to improve science learning. Learn about the numerous programs that can greatly benefit from your support.
Contributions of time, talent, and financial resources from corporate and foundation partners benefit the millions of children, families and educators we serve in the Bay Area and around the world. Discover how a partnership with the Lawrence Hall of Science can meet your organizations’ needs for visibility and recognition. Whether through event or exhibit sponsorship, customized branding opportunities, employee engagement, or other tailored partnerships, The Lawrence can help you realize your philanthropic goals – together, we can inspire and prepare young people to become innovators and change makers of the future.
For over 50 years, The Lawrence Hall of Science has led the field of science education, thanks to the support of people like you. See how our work has impacted minds, practices, and policy since day one.
We’ll keep you up to date on our work and ways to get involved.