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Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland, California

 
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Distance from city center: 5.3mi
Belle's pictureby Belle Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 15th of January, 2011
This huge and beautiful facility is not only located in amazing surroundings, off the highway but also opens its areas of research to public. The Chabot Space & Science Center is a fun and also educational place to be, regardless of your interest in space.

The planetarium exhibit is maybe their greatest asset, and the Observatory. I've never seen starts like that and so close. Just amazing. I think this place is great and would recommend a visit there to everyone.

Address:
10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland, CA 94611, USA

Price:
$14.95 for adults, $10.95 for kids.

Opening Hours:
Wed-Sun: 10am-5pm (Fri/Sat: until 10pm)

On the web:
http://www.chabotspace.org

 
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