California Science Center

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The Art of The Brick
The dance of the jellyfish (Thysanostoma thysanura) draws the attention of several butterflyfish (Chaetodon ulietensis) in the cool waters of Clam Gardens in the Great Barrier Reef of Australia, in the IMAX film Under the Sea
IMAX: Under the Sea
Space shuttle Endeavour parked on a city street
Mission 26: The Big Endeavour
Hubble Space Telescope in IMAX movie Hubble
IMAX: Hubble


Two girls in a spaceshuttle

The California Science Center aspires to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone by creating fun, memorable experiences, because we value science as an indispensable tool for understanding our world, accessibility and inclusiveness, and enriching people’s lives.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour

Endeavour in orbit with its payload bay doors open and Earth in the background
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Family admiring fish in the Kelp Tank tunnel
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Tracie Spence Photography
Learning made fun

Programs & Education

A family reaches out to touch a large sea star held by an aquarist
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Tracie Spence Photography
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imax experience

Visitors wearing 3D glasses in their seats watching an IMAX movie
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Discovery Ball cocktail party in the Wallis Annenberg Building adorned with elevated red balloon sculpture and BodyWorlds inspired dancers
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Nadine Froger Photography
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endeavour LA campaign

Space Shuttle Endeavour on the launch pad, with the American flag and an Endeavour flag in the foreground
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NASA/Kim Shiflett
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A plush monkey dressed as an astronaut, a NASA bomber jacket and a butterfly garden kit

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