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.
On a visit to The Lawrence, students collaborate to investigate new ideas as they become scientists and engineers for a day.
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.
We encourage visitors and members to reserve tickets online. Tickets are sold by entry time and there are a limited number of tickets available per hour. Reserving online guarantees your spot.
For free passes, reciprocal discounts, Museums for All, and Blue Star Museums, instead of reserving tickets, simply come to the museum with the pass or appropriate proof of discount status.
While masks are no longer required indoors, we strongly encourage all visitors to wear a mask to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Help us keep our youngest future scientists healthy!
1 Centennial DriveBerkeley, CAMap It
Visitor Guide 2022
Adults & children ages 3+: $20Children 2 & under: FREEMembers: FREE (Learn more)
UC Berkeley students & staff: FREEMuseums for All: FREE (Learn more)Active-Duty Military: FREE (Learn more)
Open during regular museum hours.
Stop by the store during your visit to shop for toys, science kits, and more! Plus, while our cafe is closed, enjoy a selection of snacks and drinks.
We have plenty of parking available. The parking lots are administered by UC Berkeley Parking and Transportation.
All of our facilities are accessible to visitors with disabilities. If there is anything we can do to make your visit easier, please let us know.
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