California Science Center

Welcome to the California Science Center! Please note that advance timed-entry reservations are required for all guests and can be booked online. Upon arrival, all guests are required to verify that they have self-screened and are free of COVID symptoms.

Must See

Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia
IMAX: Angkor 3D
Fire! Science & Safety
Spaceshuttle

OUR MISSION

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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NASA
Check out our engaging

Exhibits

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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