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Wed - Sun : 10am - 5pm

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Featured Event

Summer Camp

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Summer Camp
  • Slumber with the Stars

    Slumber with the Stars

    Slumber with the Stars
    June 16 -17, 2018

    Check in: 5 pm  Check out: 10 am
    Cost: $85 per person


    Flashlight tours 
    Dinner and Breakfast buffet
    Planetarium Show
    Telescope viewing (weather permitting)

  • Highly Mixological: A Star Trek Celebration

    Highly Mixological: A Star Trek Celebration

    Saturday, July 28th, 2018
    21 yrs and over event 

    Join us for our 2nd Annual Star Trek adult night, Highly Mixological! This will be an amazing evening of all things Star Trek. Capture a memorable evening dressed in your Star Trek costumes at our photo booth, experiment with Star Trek themed cocktails or play Spock games and listen to music. Come dressed in your most impressive Star Trek inspired attire and enter to win our costume contest! Or you could always wear a red shirt. This event is 21+.

  • Special Closures

    Special Closures

    Saturday May 26 4:00pm
    Sunday May 27 4:00pm
    Saturday Jun 02 4:00pm
    Saturday Jun 23 4:00pm

    Please check the link here for specific information on closures; all or portions of our Center are closed for a private event. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • $5 First Fridays

    $5 First Fridays

    Every First Friday: 6-10pm
    Admission: $5

    At $5 First Fridays you can enjoy a special themed night with a changing group of community partners. Admission includes hands-on activities and live demonstrations throughout the center, planetarium shows and special events that are going on that evening. It's fun for the whole family! 

  • Telescope Viewing

    Telescope Viewing

    Chabot’s giant, historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the Universe. Check out celestial viewing day and night. Our observatory deck offers breathtaking views 1,500 feet above the Bay.

  • Drinkering and Tinkering

    Drinkering and Tinkering

    Join Chabot staff and adult volunteers at Drakes Dealership for tinkering and conversation, every 4th Wednesday of the month.

    Where: Drakes Automotive Dealership, Oakland

    When: 6pm-9pm

    Ages: Adults
  • Summertime Science

    Summertime Science

    Saturday, June 16th, July 21st and August 18th, 2018
    Included with General Admission

    Join us for family fun in the sun at Chabot every 3rd Saturday during the summer months. Taking place June 16th, July 21st and August 18, enjoy live music on our new Observation Deck, story time for the little ones and hands on activities that the whole family can enjoy.

  • First Glance: Member Telescope Viewing

    First Glance: Member Telescope Viewing

    Sunday Jun 17 8:00pm
    Sunday Jul 22 8:00pm
    Sunday Aug 19 8:00pm

    FREE Member-only viewing. RSVP required!
    Space is limited and by reservation only.
    Each Sunday preceding the 1st quarter moon, the Eastbay Astronomical Society invites you to a special private telescope viewing. Unlike our regular viewing on Friday and Saturday evenings, EAS personalizes the experience by taking viewing requests, live interaction, and hosting tours and it's exclusively for our members!