California Science Center

Explore the wonders of science through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, innovative programs and awe-inspiring films.

Special exhibitions:

  • Mission 26: The Big Endeavour – features photographs highlighting some of the spectacular scenes witnessed during space shuttle Endeavour‘s flight over California and her 12-mile, 68-hour journey.

Permanent exhibits include:

  • Life! Beginnings – Discover how humans and all living creatures reproduce, develop, and pass on their genes to bring new life into the world.
  • Ecosystems – Explore the kelp forest, rocky shore, desert, poles, deep-sea vents, island zone, river zone, L.A. zone, and global zone.
  • Air & Space – See a unique collection of artifacts and hands-on activities to discover how humans design aircraft, spacecraft and space probes for specific tasks.
  • Roy A. Anderson Blackbird Exhibit & Garden – Invites you to take a closer look at the biodiversity found around Southern California.

Admission to the Science Center is free (excludes IMAX and The Art of the Brick). Small service fee applies for advance timed-entry reservations made online or by phone.



California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037
(323) 724-3623


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