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Wed - Sun : 10am - 5pm

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Featured Event

$5 First Fridays

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$5 First Fridays
  • 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.

  • Highly Mixological: A Star Trek Celebration

    Highly Mixological: A Star Trek Celebration

    Saturday, February 18th, 2017

    Get your last chance to experience our 50 Artists. 50 Years before the close on February 19th. Experiment with Star Trek- inspired cocktails, and experience a Theramin performance and try your hand at making space music. Learn about the possibility of life on other planets from Berkeley SETI Research Center Chief Scientist and Trekkie Dan Werthimer or let Thomas Marrone, the lead artist for the starship and user interface art teams at Star Trek Online, explore why the Starship Enterprise is iconic. Capture a memorable evening dressed in our Star Trek costumes at the spacey photo booth, play Spock games, and gaze into the universe and learn about constellations in our sci-fi planetarium show. 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+.

    Join us for our exhibition opening on $5 First Friday February 3rd, 2017

    Click here for more information:chabotspace.org/startrek


  • Geminids Meteor Shower

    Geminids Meteor Shower

    Tuesday Dec.13-14th

    When: This is a late night event 11pm-3am
    Where: Observation Deck (located at the rear of the Museum)
    (Center will be closed at this time)

    Chabot's observatory deck will be open for the Geminid Meteor shower on Dec. 13th-14th from 11:00pm - 3:00am. Our astronomy experts will be on hand to answer your questions and help you catch a glimpse of the brightest meteors in the night sky.

    *Visibility is subject to weather conditions.

  • Special Closures

    Special Closures

    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.

  • First Glance

    First Glance

    Sunday Feb 05 7:00pm
    Sunday Mar 12 7:30pm
    Sunday Apr 02 7:30pm

    FREE Member Admission, RSVP Required!
    Space is limited and by reservation only,
    so call (510) 336-7392 for tickets today.

    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!

  • Member Movie Night

    Member Movie Night

    Member Movie Nights - Exclusive Member-Only Events!
    Come join us for a feature film screening in our fabulous MegaDome Theater. These events are held on Sunday evenings, after regular closing hours of our museum. We will also be hosting a telescope viewing immediately following the movie screening. 

    RSVP's for these events are required at least 2 days prior to the event, please respond via the links provided. These are free events for our Chabot Members, however, we do ask that you be considerate and change your RSVP if your plans change, so we don't turn other members away in the event that you cannot attend. 

    No outside food or drinks will be permitted in the theater, in order to retain the state of the venue.
    See upcoming movies here