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Wed - Sun : 10am - 5pm

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Events

Featured Event

Ring in the New Year with Chabot!

Balloon Drop Celebration

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Balloon Drop Celebration
  • $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! 

  • Science on Saturday

    Science on Saturday

    Chabot Presents: Science on Saturday in partnership with the Lawrence Livermore National Lab

    Chabot, in partnership with the Lawrence Livermore National Lab, are excited to present, Science on Saturday (SOS). SOS is a series of science lectures geared towards middle and high school students. Each topic highlights cutting-edge science occurring at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The talks are presented by leading LLNL science researchers supported by master high school science teachers.

  • 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.

  • Geminids Meteor Shower

    Geminids Meteor Shower


    When: December 13th (into the morning of the 14th)  Note: This is a late night event 11pm-3am
    Where: Observation Deck (located at the rear of the Center)
    (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.


  • Summer Camp

    Summer Camp

    Calling all aspiring engineers, astronauts, explorers, problem solvers, and storytellers to join us at Chabot Space & Science Center this summer. Stay tuned for details about summer 2018.


     

  • Slumber with the Stars

    Slumber with the Stars

    Slumber with the Stars: A Family Night at the Museum
    Friday., December 29, 2017 to Saturday, December 30, 2017

    This Sleepover will transform from Pajama Party to a Night of Discovery where famous scientists related to Chabot Space & Science Center’s history come to life.

    Check in: 5 pm  Check out: 10 am
    Cost: $85 per person

    Includes:

    Flashlight tours to meet costumed historical characters who influenced modern Astronomy
    Dinner and Breakfast buffet
    Night at the Museum Movie
    Planetarium Show
    Exhibits
    Telescope viewing (weather permitting)

  • 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 26 7:00pm
    Sunday Dec 10 7:00pm

    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!