California Science Center

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

Permanent exhibits include:

  • Fire! Science & Safety – Explore the science of fire by creating “fire”, practicing firefighting skills with a fire extinguisher, and figure out which appliances might blow a circuit when used together.
  • 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.
  • Space Shuttle Endeavor – See Endeavor up close and discover the science behind this amazing vehicle.

Admission to the Science Center is free (excludes IMAX and special ticketed exhibitions).

Membership and facility rental available.



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


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