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Helix Community Science Center

Helix Community Science Center

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Location: 316 State Street, Los Altos, California

Connect, play, and discover at Helix, a hybrid science museum, community science center, and retail space powered by the Exploratorium and located in Los Altos, California.

Helix combines 25 of the Exploratorium’s signature hands-on exhibits with innovative programming for all ages that reflects the unique character and needs of its surrounding Los Altos community. Family friendly events, workshops, and exhibit talks happen regularly, organized around different themes such as dark, light, and attraction.

Regular Open Hours

  • Mondays–Wednesdays: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays–Fridays: 1:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays–Sundays: 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.