California Science Center, Los Angeles Photos

In Exposition Park, Science Center melds modern architecture with an original 1921 State Exposition building & fills them with science learning adventures. It opened in 1998 following designs of a number of architects with the main building by Zimmer Gunsul Frasca.

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Facade of California Science Center in Exposition Park. Los Angeles, CA.Glass & steel pavilion at entrance of California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Celestial array in pavilion at California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.California Science Center atrium with celestial bodies suspended from metal lattice. Los Angeles, CA.
Facade of California Science Center in Exposition Park. Los Angeles, CA.Glass & steel pavilion at entrance of California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Celestial array in pavilion at California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.California Science Center atrium with celestial bodies suspended from metal lattice. Los Angeles, CA.
California Science Center tile wall. Los Angeles, CA.Lobby of California Science Center with kinetic sculpture Hypar by Chuck Hoberman. Los Angeles, CA.Kinetic sculpture Hypar by Chuck Hoberman in lobby of California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Expanding metal sculpture against skylights of California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.
California Science Center tile wall. Los Angeles, CA.Lobby of California Science Center with kinetic sculpture Hypar (Hyperbolic Paraboloid) by Chuck Hoberman. Los Angeles, CA.Kinetic sculpture Hypar (Hyperbolic Paraboloid) by Chuck Hoberman in lobby of California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Expanding metal sculpture against skylights of California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.
California Science Center main hall sports metal sculpture which expands & contracts. Los Angeles, CA.Rock climbing wall in California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Optical illusion - pillars or women? - in California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Student tries a bed of nails in California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.
California Science Center main hall sports metal sculpture which expands & contracts. Los Angeles, CA.Rock climbing wall in California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Optical illusion - pillars or women? - in California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Student tries a bed of nails in California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.
Original 1921 State Exposition Building facade now incorporated into California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Original 1921 State Exposition Building facade now incorporated into California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Decorative elements of older State Exposition Building wing of California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.
Original 1921 State Exposition Building facade now incorporated into California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Original 1921 State Exposition Building facade now incorporated into California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.Decorative elements of older State Exposition Building wing of California Science Center. Los Angeles, CA.

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