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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.

  • 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!


    Space Toy 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.