Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Fodor's Weekly: Your expert travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration (coming soon)

The Bay Area Sights

Lawrence Hall of Science

  • 1 Centennial Dr. Map It
  • Berkeley
  • Educational Institution

Updated 05/02/2014

Fodor's Review

At this dazzling hands-on science museum, kids can look at insects under microscopes, solve crimes using chemical forensics, and explore the physics of baseball. Out front they'll climb on Pheena, a life-size blue-whale model, and clamber over a giant strand of DNA. Out back, it's all about how earthquakes and water have shaped the bay, and from all vantage points sweeping views of the bay and beyond can be had. On weekends come special lectures, demonstrations, and planetarium


Read More

Sight Information


1 Centennial Dr., Berkeley, California, 94720, United States

Map It



Sight Details:

  • $12, planetarium $4 extra
  • Daily 10–5

Updated 05/02/2014


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Sights

See all sights in The Bay Area

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss