California Science Center
Explore the wonders of science through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, innovative programs and awe-inspiring films. Some exhibits and attractions include:
The Art of the Brick (Special Exhibition, Open February 28th)
Experience the world’s largest display of LEGO® art! Discover over one million LEGO bricks transformed into more than 100 sculptures by artist Nathan Sawaya. This critically acclaimed collection includes Sawaya’s original sculptures as well as re-imagined versions of some of the world’s most famous art masterpieces, such as Michelangelo’s David, Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Other highlights include a 20-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, a 7-foot tall Easter Island Moai statue and an innovative, multimedia collection of LEGO brick infused photography produced in tandem with award-winning photographer Dean West.
Science in Toyland (Special Exhibition)
Come play! Spin tops, set up dominoes, build a mini roller coaster and more. Explore what toys teach us about science in this fun, hands-on exhibit. Activities teach kids about buoyancy, angular momentum, inertia, chain reactions, shapes, and pattern recognition through engaging and fun play.
Explore the benefits and consequences of invention and innovation on your journey through Creative World. From digital imaging to solar cars and earthquake-resistant buildings, Creative World showcases advances humans make to fill the needs for structures and transportation. Venture into the realm of technology to make your own discoveries!
Visit the California Science Center website for a complete list of current exhibitions.
Take advantage of the Science Center’s Homeschool Days Program! Join us on select days throughout the school year as homeschool students come together to explore a variety of science concepts! Each day will feature age-appropriate activities held in our educational classrooms and the Big Lab. Visit their website for enrollment dates and availability.
Calling all scientists! Join us on select Saturdays throughout the year to explore a variety of science topics! Each day will feature age-appropriate activities held in our educational classrooms and the Big Lab. Visit their website for dates, topics and availability.
Free General Admission
General admission grants you access to all permanent exhibitions. Access to special exhibitions and IMAX experiences require paid admission, and reserving tickets ahead of time is recommended.