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Museums of Berkeley

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The Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley

Lawrence Hall of Science

Experience the many ways that science and engineering shape our world. Enjoy interactive family activities, 3D movies, Planetarium shows, and much more!

The Hall is open Tues–Sun from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and on select holidays.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
1 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720

The Magnes Collection
of Jewish Art and Life

Connect to the history of exchanges between the Jewish diaspora and global cultures, in one of the world’s preeminent Jewish collections in a university setting.

Gallery hours: Tuesday–Friday, 11 a.m.–4p.m.
Admission Free.
Helzel Collection Study: Open for research Tuesday and Wednesday 11 a.m.–3 p.m.,
Thursday 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94720-6300

Phoebe A. Hearst Museum
of Anthropology

Gain a deeper understanding of humanity’s fundamental questions, challenges, and opportunities through time and across cultures.

Gallery hours: Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 11am–5pm; Thursday: 11am–8pm; Saturday: 10am–6pm
Learn about the Museum's current exhibit now!
103 Kroeber Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

UC Berkeley Art Museum and
Pacific Film Archive

Inspire your imagination with internationally recognized art and film at BAMPFA, UC Berkeley's renowned visual arts center.

Gallery hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday 11–7; Friday and Saturday 11–9. Films most Wednesdays through Sundays.
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720

UC Botanical Garden
at Berkeley

Explore one of the largest and most diverse collections of plants in the United States. The specimens are drawn from nearly every continent and include many endangered ones that you’ll rarely see anywhere else.

Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (no admission after 4:30 p.m.)
Closed on the first Tuesday of every month, Thanksgiving Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and on Dec 24, 25, 31 & Jan 1.
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720-5045

In addition to the museums cited here, UC Berkeley maintains a number of notable research museums that are not open to the public except on Cal Day, UC Berkeley’s annual open house. More information at calday.berkeley.edu

*Additional fees may apply for special exhibits or viewing.