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Wed - Sun : 10am - 5pm

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  • Tinkerfest - 2nd Annual

    Tinkerfest - 2nd Annual

    2nd Annual Tinkerfest
    Saturday, April 14, 2018

    Tinkerfest, a one-day festival that celebrates the creative, curious, and innovative spirit in all of us. Chabot Space & Science Center will bring together makers, artists, and tinkerers to showcase their work while inviting attendees of all ages to join in the DIY fun. 

  • $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.

  • Future Fridays

    Future Fridays

    Friday  April 6, 6 - 7:30pm


  • 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
  • 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: Member Telescope Viewing

    First Glance: Member Telescope Viewing

    Sunday Mar 25 7:30pm
    Sunday Apr 22 7:30pm
    Sunday May 20 8:00pm
    Sunday Jun 17 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!