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66 Airport Access Road, California 94603
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Chabot Space and Science Center
Chabot Space and Science Center at Oakland California

Chabot Space and Science Center

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10000 Skyline BoulevardOaklandCalifornia94619
Category: Attractions
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Chabot Space and Science Center

Chabot Space and Science Center is a sci-fi lover's playground set high in the Oakland Hills, and a top thing to do with kids. The 86,000-square-foot mega-museum boasts of one of the largest public telescopes in the United States, an exciting space-flight simulator, a 250-seat planetarium, a large-screen, domed Megamax theater, and interactive science and technology exhibits.



  • Monday, Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Prices -

Adults: $15.95; Children Ages 3-12: $11.95; Members: Free

Events -

Balloon Drop, Slumber with the Stars, Girl Scouts Day


  • Climate Lab
  • Beyond Blastoff
  • Destination Universe
  • Kinetic Sculpture
  • One Giant Leap


Exhibits include Climate Lab, Beyond Blastoff, Destination Universe, Kinetic Sculpture, and One
Giant Leap.


Popular events at the center include Balloon Drop, Slumber with the Stars, and Girl Scouts Day.


  • What dining options are at the center?

    Visitors at the Chabot Center can enjoy a healthy lunch, dinner or snack at the Skyline Bistro. Peet's Coffee and baked goods are also available.
  • Can group trips and field trips be accommodated?

    Book your group visit in advance for twelve or more people and enjoy a special group rate discount.

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