Lawrence Hall of Science

Lawrence Hall of Science

The country’s only science center that is part of a top-tier, public research university. This distinctive affiliation allows the Hall to partner with world-class scientists, engineers, educational leaders, and teachers, with the goal of developing and disseminating the most innovative and effective science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs available today.

Geek-out at the Lawrence Hall of Science

The Lawrence Hall of Science is UC Berkeley’s world-renowned science center and a favorite destination for science fun for more than 50 years. Discover something new, spark your imagination, and get hands-on, feet-on and brain-on when you visit our exhibits for all ages. Explore science by doing science.

From the vastness of space to the minuteness of nanotechnology, the Lawrence Hall of Science dives deep into scientific wonders and mysteries. Visitors can gape at a six-foot globe full of visual effects, play with an augmented reality sandbox and so much more. Outside, mammoth sunstones are fun for climbing or viewing major astronomical events, a backyard zoo showcases creepy crawlies and the Hall's plaza is a great place for stargazing.