Plan Your Visit

HOURS

 

Monday & Tuesday
Closed

Wednesday–Sunday
10am – 5pm

Holiday Hours 2018-2019

Open for the following holidays:

  • Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 (10am-2pm)
  • New Year’s Eve Day, Dec. 31 (10am-5pm)
  • New Year’s Day, Jan. 1 (10am-2pm)
  • MLK Day, Jan. 15 (10am-5pm)
  • President’s Day, Feb. 18 (10am-5pm)
  • Memorial Day, May 27 (10am-5pm)

Closed for the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22
  • Christmas Day, Dec. 25
  • Independence Day, July 4
  • Labor Day, Sept. 2 (2019)

Special Closures

Be sure to check here before you visit for information on special closures.

Admission

General Admission
General Admission includes all planetarium shows
Adult
$18
Youth (ages 3 -12)
$14
Seniors (65+), Students (13-18 or college ID)
$15
Members
Free
Discounts
Military, ASTC, Seniors, Students, Golden State Advantage Cardholders, Groups (15 or more.)

Whether you are planning an adventure for the entire family or a date night for two, Chabot Space & Science Center is the ideal place to stretch your boundaries and expand your universe!

General Admission includes access to Chabot’s hands-on interactive exhibitions, a full-dome large Planetarium and the historic Observatory.

Buy General Admission tickets online, or onsite at the Box Office.

The average visitor spends approximately 3-5 hours at the Center. Plan your day in advance by downloading our Map (pdf). General Admission includes all planetarium shows. We recommend purchasing tickets in advance for weekends, holidays, and special events.

The Observatory is also open Friday and Saturday evenings for telescope viewing (weather permitting).

Visitor Services & Box Office

Phone: (510) 336-7373
Email: VisitorInfo@ChabotSpace.org

Accessibility

The Center provides a wide variety of accommodations to individuals with distinct needs. 

  • Accessible parking is located near the main entrance across from the parking structure. Additional parking is located in the Staff Parking Lot below the observatory complex.
  • Wheelchairs are available at the Front Desk on a first come, first served basis. Please call ahead to reserve one.
  • Wheelchair seating is available in the planetarium on a first come, first served basis.
  • With the aid of special eyepiece, Nellie, our 36″ reflector telescope, is wheelchair accessible. Please call ahead to make arrangements.
  • Service animals are permitted in the Center.

Please call Visitor Services at (510) 336-7373 for further assistance.

Dining & Shopping

Chabot offers shopping in its Starry Nights Gift Shop and is located on the main floor of the Spees Building. Hours follow the Center’s regular hours. Please enjoy a meal in our Space Café located on the main floor of the Spees Building. Hours of operations are located on the Bean Sprouts Café webpage.