Best Places To See in Oakland

Handpicked Top 3 Places To See in Oakland, California. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!


9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605

Since 1922

Gift Shop, Facility Rentals, Veterinary Hospital, Aquariums, Rentals, Carousel, Tree House, Zoo Camps, Animal Care, Amphibians, Wheelchairs, Education, Birds, School and Group Programs, Family Activities, Playground, Water Fountains, Shopping, Events, Reptiles, Mammals & Arthropods

Has over 700 native and exotic animals ● They're recognized for their outstanding animal care, particularly their elephant care program, and for their Leed-certified, 17,000 square foot, state-of-the-art veterinary hospital the largest wild animal veterinary facility in Northern California ● Free admission for Ages 76 and over & Under 2 ● Provides an outstanding experience for Zoo visitors, delivering a rich array of education programs and a great family experience

Price: Admission and Parking Fees:
Ages 2-14 $20
Ages 15-64 $24
Ages 65-75 $20
Car parking fee $10
Bus parking fee $15

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Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607

Since 1969

Film Series, School, Special Events, Amenities, Travels, Shop, Exhibitions, Blue Oak Cafe, Tours, Art Classes, Collections Contemporary, Dining, Educational and School Programs, Accessibility, Storytelling Sessions, California Art Collections, Lectures & Concerts

OMCA offers free activities to enjoy, including expanded DJ sets from the Bay Area’s finest and hands-on family activities ● Their collections comprising more than 1.9 million objects including seminal artworks, historical artefacts, ethnographic objects, natural specimens, and photographs ● Offers many educational and outreach programs encouraging visitors to share their own perspectives, questions, and stories ● Free admission for Members & Children (8 & under)

Price: Admission:
General $16
Seniors (65+) & Students (with current ID) $11
Youth (9–17) $7

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Wed & Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat & Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon & Tue Closed

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10000 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94619

Since 1883

Displays, Exhibitions, Collections, Educational, Teachers and Families/Individuals Programs, School Activities, Events, Summer Camp, School Field Trips, Corporate Team Building, Birthday Parties, Discover Lab, Online Interactive Games, Workshops and Classes, Challenger Learning Center, Overnights, Virtual Tours & Groups

Chabot features a 241-seat full dome planetarium, interactive and hands-on exhibits, space artefacts, a giant screen theatre, a Challenger Learning Center, and the only research-level telescopes regularly available ● This 86,000 square foot centre offers interactive space and science exhibitions, immersive digital-dome planetarium shows, and giant screen MegaDome show

Price: Admission:
Adult $18
Youth (ages 3 -12) $14
Seniors (65+), Students (13-18 or college ID) $15

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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon & Tue Closed

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