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Mon, Tue: Closed

Wed - Sun : 10am - 5pm

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Featured Event

Telescope Viewing

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Telescope Viewing
  • $5 First Fridays

    $5 First Fridays

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

    At $5 First Fridays you can join a Night Hike through the redwoods or enjoy various laser and planetarium shows. Admission also includes hands-on activities and live demonstrations throughout the center, as well as any special events that are going on that evening. It's fun for the whole family! 

  • LEGO Laboratory

    LEGO Laboratory

    FREE Drop-In program.  Tickets are limited, available at the Box Office.

    Open LEGO Laboratories every Sunday with an engineering challenge focus. Builders of all ages and skills are welcome. Active parent participation is required for youth under 10 years. 

  • The Starlight Gala

    The Starlight Gala

    View the planets, nebulas and distant galaxies guided by knowledgeable astronomers. Cloudy skies are no problem–the world-class Zeiss star ball will illuminate the Planetarium, thanks to the East Bay Astronomical Society.
    Mix cocktails with our mixologist and test your paper plane engineering skills.
    Preview the changes and meet change makers at Chabot.
    STEM education for tens of thousands of Bay Area elementary, middle school and high school students through Chabot’s Discovery Lab, workshops, field trips and outreach, teen leadership programs and much, much more.

  • 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 Nov 06 7:00pm
    Sunday Dec 11 7:00pm

    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!

  • Dog Fest

    Dog Fest

    DogFest: Walk ’n Roll East Bay 2016
    In Partnership with Canine Companions
    Saturday, October 22nd

    Free with admission
    DogFest Walk ’n Roll 2016 is a dog-friendly, family-friendly walk and festival celebrating and benefiting Canine Companions for Independence, and their mission to place highly trained assistance dogs with people with disabilities. Join us at Chabot Space & Science Center on October 22nd for a tail-waggin’ good time!
    For more information, visit cci.org/DogFestEastBay.

    Planning on bringing your pooch? 
    Please note, all waiver forms must be signed before your dog can join the fun! Also, our planetarium and main exhibit spaces will be "dog-free" areas on the event day. If you plan to see shows, we advise to not bring your dog to the Center. Dogs will not be permitted to be left in cars.

  • Member Movie Night

    Member Movie Night

    Sunday Dec 11 5:30pm

    FREE Member Admission, RSVP Required!
    Space is limited and by reservation only.

    Merida (Kevin McKidd), the impetuous, but courageous, daughter of Scottish King Fergus (Robbie Coltrane) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), is a skilled archer who wants to carve out her own path in life. Her defiance of an age-old tradition angers the Highland lords and leads to chaos in the kingdom. Merida seeks help from an eccentric witch (Julie Walters), who grants her an ill-fated wish. Now, Merida must discover the true meaning of courage and undo a beastly curse before it's too late.

  • Astronaut Training Lab

    Astronaut Training Lab

    You have been chosen for a space mission! Before liftoff, you are required to go through training. As an astronaut in training during this station based lab, you will put your skills to the test through a variety of exercises, test your fine motor skills while wearing a simulated spacesuit, collect your own physiological data and create your own mission patch!