Chabot Space & Science Center

10000 Skyline Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619- Map It
Phone: (510) 336-7300

AAA Editor Notes

Chabot Space & Science Center, 10000 Skyline Blvd. in Joaquin Miller Park, is a hands-on science center with an emphasis on astronomy and space exploration. The center has a digital full-dome planetarium that presents both live and recorded shows, large-format films in a domed theater and interactive exhibits. Telescopes are available for free public viewing. Food is available.
$18 (includes exhibits, observatory and two planetarium shows); $15 (ages 13-18, ages 65+ and college students with ID); $14 (ages 3-12); $5 (first Fri. of the month 6-10 p.m.).
Hours: Exhibits, planetarium and theater open Wed.-Sun. and holidays 10-5 (also first Fri. of the month 6-10). Phone ahead for daytime viewing schedule and extended evening hours. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.