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Chabot Space & Science Center - Things to Know Before Visiting

10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland, CA 94619, USA

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About Chabot Space & Science Center

A centre for science founded as an observatory in 1883, today Chabot offers visitors the very latest in hands-on, interactive exhibits, displays, and Planetarium shows that explore the mysteries of the universe and of life here on earth. Combined with a full program of activity-filled classes, workshops, summer camps, outreach programs and special events, Chabot Space & Science Center has become the Bay Area’s go to destination for visitors of all ages.


Attractions Near Chabot Space & Science Center

Joaquin Miller Park
Joaquin Miller Park0.62km from Chabot Space & Science Center

Joaquin Miller Park is one of the best examples of the Oakland Hills’ surprisingly lush landscapes. The park isn’t all redwoods, though; there’s a nice variety of scenery. The park is quite popular, especially the relatively level Sequoia Bayview and Sunset Trails. The Oakland Hills location provides panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay area. The park features include miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails, an off-leash dog area, a children's playground.

Roberts Regional Recreation Area
Roberts Regional Recreation Area0.74km from Chabot Space & Science Center

Roberts Regional Recreation Area isis a wonderful public park adjacent to Redwood Regional Park located in Alameda County next to Oakland. It is known for its lush setting in a grove of fragrant second growth redwood trees off Skyline Boulevard. This 87-acre area is a popular place for family and group picnicking. Its recreational activities available, including sand volleyball courts and baseball fields.

Mills College Art Museum
Mills College Art Museum3.96km from Chabot Space & Science Center

A majestic museum, which is home to the largest permanent collection of any liberal arts college in the West. Through innovative exhibitions, programs, and collections, the museum engages and inspires the intellectual and creative life of the Mills community as well as the diverse audiences of the Bay Area and beyond.

Temescal Regional Recreation Area
Temescal Regional Recreation Area5.24km from Chabot Space & Science Center

Temescal Regional Recreation Area is a beautiful, large park in Oakland California that offers a variety of activities for people of all ages. The lake is the main attraction in the park, which also offers trails, picnic areas, forest habitats, and bird watching. The lake was originally constructed as a drinking water reservoir for the city of Oakland.

Lake Temescal
Lake Temescal5.34km from Chabot Space & Science Center

Lake Temescal is a man-made lake, originally almost a mile long and covering 18 acres, that was created by damming Temescal Creek in 1868.It is the centerpiece of Temescal Regional Recreation Area, also known as Temescal Regional Park.The lake currently supports an artificial recreational beach and is stocked periodically with rainbow trout, largemouth bass, redear sunfish, bluegill, and catfish. The park is open to all visitors from 5 am to 10 pm, and receives around 200,000 visitors a year.

Piedmont Funeral Services and Mountain View Cemetery
Piedmont Funeral Services and Mountain View Cemetery5.77km from Chabot Space & Science Center

A rural cemetery in Oakland, Alameda County, California. It was established in 1863 by a group of East Bay pioneers under the California Rural Cemetery Act of 1859. Many of California's important historical figures, drawn by Olmsted's reputation, are buried here, and there are many grandiose crypts in tribute to the wealthy, especially along the ridge section with a view across the Bay to the San Francisco skyline, known as "Millionaires' Row".

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