Going the Distance: Our Reach Into Space
  • An Exhibition of Interstellar Proportions
Visit Our Observation Deck
  • With Interactive Stations for Observing Our World In New Ways!
Project Create
  • Join us at our Exciting Tinkering & Making Space
Science is for Everyone
  • Your Support Helps Fund Science Based Experiences

Visit our Space and Science Center, with exhibits, telescopes, a planetarium, and more, in the beautiful Redwoods Regional Park of Oakland.

Center Hours

Wednesday – Sunday

10am – 5pm

Telescope Viewing

Regular Center Hours

Friday and Saturday evenings

Visit our weather station for viewing conditions.

Saturday, February 16

Explore today’s schedule of events and showtimes.

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10000 Skyline Blvd.
Oakland CA 94619


April 13

Tinkerfest is a one-day festival that celebrates the creative, curious, and innovative spirit in all of us. Tinkerfest brings together makers, artists, and tinkerers to showcase their work while inviting attendees of all ages to join in DIY fun. Join us for our 3rd annual Tinkerfest!

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Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival

Playdate for the Imagination™

February 16-17

Join us for a weekend that includes internationally celebrated family-friendly films, special presentations from Award-Winning Pixar filmmakers, hands-on animation workshops and more.

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The mission of Chabot Space & Science Center is to be a place for students of all ages to learn and be inspired about the Universe and our Planet Earth.