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The California Science Center offers fun and informative permanent exhibits presented in interactive worlds. Through hands-on experiences in our galleries, you'll learn about human inventions and innovations, the life processes of living things and more. The Science Center also features fantastic special exhibits that change all the time, so visit often to find out what's new!

Special Exhibits

Experience innovative traveling exhibits developed by museums around the country.


Immerse yourself in Earth’s ecosystems, from the simplest to the most complicated, to discover how life on our planet is shaped by its unique geophysical and biological processes.

Creative World

Explore the inventions and environments humans create to meet their needs for communication, transportation and structures.

World of Life

Examine how people, plants, animals and the tiniest living cells all perform the same life processes to survive.

Air and Space Exhibits

Let your imagination soar as you explore real aerospace artifacts and discover how scientific principles affect aircraft and spacecraft design.

Science Court

Take a ride on the high wire bicycle. Visit often to explore changing exhibits in our Art and Science Studio, and check out exciting science demonstrations too!

Science Plaza

Start on your voyage of discovery even before you enter the Science Center by exploring the sculptures, pavers and water paths outside.

Exhibit Rentals and Sales

Find out about innovative exhibits available for rent and sale.