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Mon, Tue: Closed

Wed - Sun : 10am - 5pm

Exhibits for Schools

The following exhibits have been identified as being particularly topical for teachers.

Check out our Exhibit Guides and Worksheets for school groups.

  • Project Create

    Project Create

    Explore, Make, Discover

    Join us at our New Maker-tinkering space: Project Create!

    No instructors, no rule books, just bring your willingness to explore.
  • Sky Portal

    Sky Portal

    A Personalized View of the Sky

    Stop in to our new view of the sky: see what the sky looked like at the time and place of your birth or select another meaningful date. The adventurous can also view the future sky. Take a seat and be transported.

  • Observation Deck

    Observation Deck

    Opened April 7

    Visit an array of Observation Stations on Chabot's new 3200 sq ft deck expansion.
  • Touch the Sun

    Touch the Sun

    Heart of the Solar System

    Seen the Sun today? Not like this! Come and meditate on the heart of the Solar System in all its electromagnetic glory...

  • Illuminated Space!

    Illuminated Space!

    LED Garland and mini-exhibit, featuring The Bay Lights!

    Visit our mini-exhibit for an up-close and behind-the-scenes look at the LED technology used in The Bay Lights and learn about both the 2013 installation and the January 2016 re-lighting.

  • Beyond Blastoff

    Beyond Blastoff

    Surviving in Space

    Do they eat caviar on the International Space Station? How do they work when they float out of their chairs? How do they go to the bathroom?! Come and get a peek into the daily working lives of the most exclusive and elite club not on Earth...

  • Destination Universe

    Destination Universe

    Stroll the Cosmic Beach

    There are more stars in the Universe than grains of sand in all of Earth's beaches (we did the math). Come take a stroll along that cosmic beach and find what is to be found out there...

  • One Giant Leap: A Moon Odyssey

    One Giant Leap: A Moon Odyssey

    One Small Step

    One person's small step is another's giant leap. Step into a Moon Odyssey and take a leap forward into adventure!

  • A View to the Stars

    A View to the Stars

    Chabot Observatories

    The Bay Area has had a romance with the stars for over 130 years. Come and learn about its colorful and enduring astronomical history and join generations who have been inspired by space.