Chabot Space & Science Center – Oakland, California

The mission of Chabot Space & Science Center is to be a place for students of all ages to learn and be inspired about the Universe and our Planet Earth.

This 86,000 square foot center offers interactive space and science exhibitions, immersive digital-dome planetarium shows, and giant screen MegaDome shows. Chabot is also home to largest research-quality telescopes open to the public west of the Mississippi.

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Physical Address

10000 Skyline Blvd
Oakland, California 94619

Admission **

General Admission Includes all Planetarium Shows

Adults $18
Youth (3-12) $14
Seniors (65+) $15
Students (13-18 or College ID) $15

Members FREE

Discounts – Military, ASTC, Seniors, Students, Golden State Advantage Cardholders, Groups (15 or more

Hours **

Closed Monday & Tuesday

Wednesday – Sunday 10am – 5pm

Open for the following holidays:

  • Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 (10am-2pm)
  • New Year’s Eve Day, Dec. 31 (10am-5pm)
  • New Year’s Day, Jan. 1 (10am-2pm)
  • MLK Day, Jan. 21 (10am-5pm)
  • President’s Day, Feb. 18 (10am-5pm)
  • Memorial Day, May 27 (10am-5pm)

Closed for the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28
  • Christmas Day, Dec. 25
  • Independence Day, July 4
  • Labor Day, Sept. 2

Tips ‘n Tricks

Membership Packages Include ASTC Reciprocal Benefits. Earth Orbiter Membership Packages also include ACM Reciprocal Benefits. Two programs for the price of one!

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