• The Exploratorium is an eye-opening, playful place to explore how the world works. Our exhibits, experiences, tools, and projects ignite curiosity and lead to profound learning.

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  • The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal education, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages.

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  • The Exploratorium has over 600 mind-opening exhibits to shake up your perceptions, spark your curiosity, and inspire your creativity.

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Experience the Exploratorium at Pier 15

Today's hours are 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
 Tonight's adults-only hours are 6:00–10:00 p.m.


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