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General Field Trip Information

Field Trip Prices


Booking Fee
(applied toward program cost)
Field Trip**
No Fee

Field Trip
Big Lab or
Discovery Lab

Self-Guided Field Trip

(Pre K-12 only)

Be sure to check out our daily schedule for FREE Science Spectacular shows going on in the California Science Center!

Download the Field Trip brochureThe California Science Center prints two Field Trip brochures each year. To request a current brochure, fax your name and address to 213.744.2650; e-mail your name and address to [email protected]; or call 213.744.2019

Download a Group Reservation Form:
Visits including Endeavour Space Shuttle
Visits NOT including Endeavour Space Shuttle

Make a Reservation
All groups of 15 or more must make a reservation at least 3 weeks in advance. We cannot guarantee space for groups without reservations.

CLICK HERE for more information about making reservations.

Confirmation Packets
After you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation packet with the following information:

  • A Science Center map and exhibit highlights
  • "Your Passport to the California Science Center," a guide with information about parking fees and lunch storage.
  • Information about pre-ordering group lunches from on-site restaurants
  • Confirmation letter with payment information

Arrive Early and Check In
All groups are required to check in at the Box Office upon arrival. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your reserved Self-Guided CSCField Trip, Big Lab program, Discovery Lab field trip, or IMAX film. Bring your confirmation letter, the balance of your payment, and a final head count.

Other Fun Stuff
Don’t miss our other exciting attractions–the Motion-Based Simulator ($4.50) and the High Wire Bicycle ($2.00).

Participants must meet certain height and weight requirements (posted at ride).

IMAX Information
How to Register
Frequently Asked Questions

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