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Frank Oppenheimer
Founder of the Exploratorium

The qualities that made Frank Oppenheimer so special are the same qualities that make the Exploratorium special: an insistence on excellence, a knack for finding new ways of looking at things, a lack of pretentiousness, and a respect for invention and play.

  Biographies
  Frank Oppenheimer Biography A Short Biography   Frank Oppenheimer Biography A Longer Biography
Videos

Palace of Delights by Jon Else

Exploratorium by Jon Boorstin

Random Frank Quotes

Staff Remembrances

Exploratorium Beginnings

Exploratorium-1972 Interview
Articles

Rationale for a Science Museum

Exhibit Conception and Design
  Everyone Is You . . . or Me   Exploration and Discovery
  Museums, Teaching,
and Learning
  Teaching and Learning
  The Exploratorium:
A Playful Museum
  Recollections
  Growing Up in the Arts   The Arts:
A Decent Respect for Taste
  The Practical and Sentimental
Fruits of Science
  Living a Fruitful Life
  Adult Play   Watery Delights
  Jargon   Aesthetics and
the Right Answer
  The Aesthetic of
Frank Oppenheimer
 

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