Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland

4.2
#2 of 6 in Museums in Oakland
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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4.3
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  • We made our first visit last weekend and I immediately took out a Family Membership. I was super-impressed with what this "museum" had to offer. Very educational and very hands-on with lots of things ...  more »
  • This is a nice way to keep the kids entertained and learning something at the same time. Our kids always enjoy it.  more »
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  • Good place for kids to learn about space & science. They have a little laboratory for kids for fun. So so friendly volunteers. Show time 1PM-3PM and another 5PM. I love this place so much.
  • Such a surprise to see a space center here in Oakland. The stargazing on Friday & Saturday nights is FREE, even when it's overcast or too humid the volunteers will be there with the lights on, ready to talk & answer any questions. I've taken my daughter several times & it's so exciting to see what they've pointed the scopes at!

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