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Lawrence Hall of Science

Lawrence Hall of Science
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Type of Attraction
Day Trip
Interests That Apply
Science, Technology, Math, Engineering, History
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Price: $10-$15
Is there parking?: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks
Restrooms: Available
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Lawrence Hall of Science

Family-Friendly UC Berkeley Science Center

Family Time

Address: Phone:
1 Centennial Dr
Berkeley, CA 94720
+1 510 642 5132


The Lawrence Hall of Science is a great place to enjoy the intellectual vitality of UC Berkeley in a family-friendly atmosphere. Designed to educate children from preschool to high school, the Lawrence Hall of Science is a place where kids' excitement at the sight of dinosaurs, algae, and other educational curiosities is palpable. Visit the Lawrence Hall of Science to learn how to pronounce "ichthyosaurus," to marvel at the mysteries of outer space, and to feed your brain with any and all manner of scientific curiosity you crave.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 10am-5pm, daily
Notes: Planetarium showtimes vary; see website for details on these shows and other attractions within Lawrence Hall. Lawrence Hall is closed Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Visit Time: 1hr-2hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: $10-$15


Indoor with climate control.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs)
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Families, Friends, Groups


Best Modes of Transportation: Automobile/Car
Parking Availability: Yes
Average Price per Hour: $0-$5
Notes: Parking machines are located in the vista lot, the terrace lots, and near the LHS plaza. The machines take quarters and small bills. Take note of your parking spot before you leave your car--it is very easy to get ticketed here.

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