California Science Center

We look forward to welcoming you back to the California Science Center! We are all about stimulating curiosity and inspiring science learning in everyone. To protect vulnerable community members, including our younger guests who are not yet eligible for vaccination against COVID-19, masks are required for EVERYONE ages 2 and up when visiting the California Science Center. Timed-entry reservations are also required.

Must See

Life! Beginnings
IMAX: Secrets of the Universe
IMAX: Born to Be Wild 3D
Virtual Field Trips


Two girls in a spaceshuttle

The California Science Center aspires to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone by creating fun, memorable experiences, because we value science as an indispensable tool for understanding our world, accessibility and inclusiveness, and enriching people’s lives.

Launch your curiosity!

Space Shuttle Endeavour

Endeavour in orbit with its payload bay doors open and Earth in the background
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Check out our engaging


Family admiring fish in the Kelp Tank tunnel
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Tracie Spence Photography
Learning made fun

Programs & Education

A family reaches out to touch a large sea star held by an aquarist
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Tracie Spence Photography
Come see our

imax experience

Visitors wearing 3D glasses in their seats watching an IMAX movie
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Private events

Discovery Ball cocktail party in the Wallis Annenberg Building adorned with elevated red balloon sculpture and BodyWorlds inspired dancers
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Nadine Froger Photography
Support our future vision

endeavour LA campaign

Space Shuttle Endeavour on the launch pad, with the American flag and an Endeavour flag in the foreground
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NASA/Kim Shiflett
Learning and fun are in store

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