California Science Center

Type: IMAX Theaters, Museums, Science Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

One way or another, this museum of science and technology has been in operation since 1912, when it began as the State Exposition Building. It was remodeled in 1951 and rechristened the California...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Science Center: Daily 10am-5pm
  • IMAX: Daily

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Science Center Entry Free
    Science Center Parking $8 - $25
    IMAX Adult $8.25; Senior (60+) $6; Student (13-17) $6; Child (4-12) $5

  • Museums: "Be sure to make a timed reservation to view the Endeavour space shuttle, especially on weekends or holidays. There is a $2 fee to reserve on the Internet."
  • Best for Museums Because: A fascinating entry into the sciences for kids – and adults will love this hands-on museum as well.

  • Things to Do with Kids: "The Discovery Rooms are designed for kids ages seven and younger to learn and play."

Upload a PNG, GIF, or JPG file from your hard drive.

Please only upload images that are under 8 megabytes and at least 990x660 pixels in size.