These warm summer days are the perfect time for kids and families to visit the Chabot Space and Science Center and explore the wonders of the universe. Located amongst the beautiful redwoods in the Oakland hills, the observatory has a number of interactive exhibits and recreational activities for all ages. Popular features of the space center include special telescope viewings from the historic Observatory, Touch the Sun and other real-time demonstrations in the Planetarium, and the Space & Science Camp.
Chabot Space & Science Center – East Bay Area
10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland, CA, 94619
(510) 336-7373, VisitorInfo@chabotspace.org
If your family is visiting Oakland or the San Francisco Bay Area, this destination is perfect for those who want to learn and discover the latest in earth science. And remember, membership at the Chabot Space and Science Center includes free access to the Center all year, special discounts, and free or discounted admission to over 250 science centers and museums worldwide!
$5 First Fridays
Mark your calendars for live demonstrations and hands-on activities at the Chabot Space and Science Center every month from 6pm to 10pm. Each month gives visitors a chance to explore something new for just $5. To pre-purchase your ticket for the upcoming First Friday events (Design and Engineering on Aug. 4 or Bubbleology on Sept. 1) visit: http://www.chabotspace.org/first-fridays.htm
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