• The Exploratorium is a public learning laboratory exploring the world through science, art, and human perception.

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  • Experience Strandbeest: The Dream Machines of Theo Jansen. On tour for the first time in North America, Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s strandbeests—or “beach animals”—are kinetic sculptures that blur the lines between art, machine, and life.

  • We’re the global leader in informal education, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages.

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  • Explore our cool, teacher-tested, low-cost activities for the classroom and the curious.

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  • Learn how scientists study social interactions at the Science of Sharing exhibition.

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Experience the Exploratorium at Pier 15

Today's hours are 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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