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Science is all around us, especially on the holidays

By Cameron Schneider   More than meets the rye Bread – in all its forms – is a common food in many households. There are several methods to make bread but a common one involves the use of yeast. The process of making bread with yeast is a cool way [...]

Coming to a Night Sky Near You: The Taurid Meteor Shower!

By Cameron Schneider When the night sky is stretched above us there is so much to see, even in the dark. Sometimes the dark gives the perfect stage for a special show you would not be able to see very well in the daytime. A few not-so-small examples are the [...]

Custodial Technician I

Nestled in the Oakland Hills, Chabot Space & Science Center was founded as an observatory in 1883. Today Chabot offers visitors the very latest in hands-on, interactive exhibits, displays, and Planetarium shows that explore the mysteries of the universe and of life here on earth. Chabot Space & Science Center [...]

In The Shadows

This fall, discover what is usually left unseen! Special Events October-December This fall at Chabot Space & Science Center, discover how shadows play a big part in scientific discovery. In astronomy, much of our knowledge of the universe is gathered from light emitted by celestial objects. Just as importantly, the [...]

Discounts and Reciprocal Memberships

The discounts listed on this page can be applied only to Daily Admission Tickets, 10 AM – 5 PM, Wednesday through Sunday, excluding special events. Discounted tickets can be purchased at our front desk upon arrival. DISCOUNTS MUSEUMS FOR ALL Chabot Space and Science Center participates in the Museums for [...]


Chabot Space & Science Center Announces the Donation of an Astra Rocket 3 to the Center! We are excited to announce the groundbreaking installation of an Astra Rocket to the Center! The decommissioned series 3 Astra rocket, Launch Vehicle 0012, will reside in Chabot’s rotunda for visitors to observe and experience [...]

Laser After Hours

Adults 21+ Join us for an exciting new series of laser shows! Enjoy a dazzling laser light show with drinks and a featured thematic cocktail of the night! With various themes, this is the perfect evening for a night out with friends! Choose from a single show ticket or buy [...]

The Life of a Star

As the sun sets, the night sky lights up as stars begin to shine. Stars range in size and color, but have you ever looked at a star and wondered how it formed?

New Planetarium Coming Soon

We are excited to announce our planetarium will undergo a million-dollar renovation to bring you a state-of-the-art viewing experience, unlike anything in the Bay Area.

Corporate Donors

Thank you to our generous donors, your support fuels our mission to inspire and educate learners of all ages about the Universe and Planet Earth. For more information contact development@chabotspace.org