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Pier 15 - Interior and Exterior

Pier 15 bulkhead. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedEntrance to the Exploratorium at Pier 15. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedThe Exploratorium is accessible by multiple public transit options. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedImage by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedImage by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedExterior of the Exploratorium’s glass-walled Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedFisher Bay Observatory Terrace. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedReflection of clouds on glass walls of Exploratorium’s new Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedImage by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedThe Bernard and Barbro Osher West Gallery. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedImage by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedThe Outdoor Gallery. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reserved 1.3-megawatt high efficiency SunPower solar power system on the roof of the Exploratorium. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedThe Exploratorium’s SEAGLASS restaurant. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reserved

Exhibits

Camera Obscura Cart. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedThe Exploratorium's 3D Shadows exhibit is based on the principle used to make the first 3-D movies. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedDoug Hollis' Aeolian Harp.  Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedAlgae Chandelier. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedAll Eyes on Me. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedSpecial exhibition The Changing Face of What is Normal: Mental Health. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedThe Color of Water. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedDrip Chamber. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedDrip Chamber, detail. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedGiant Mirror. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedGiant Mirror. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedVisitors can explore the properties of the sediment distribution in the San Francisco Bay. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedPlankton Populations. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedPlankton Populations. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedRecollections by artist Ed Tannenbaum explores time and motion in beautiful colors. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reserved.Recollections 2. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reserved.Robot Dance. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedTidal Ribbon's acrylic cutouts represent six months of daily tidal data. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedThis two-person drinking fountain focuses on negotiation and trust. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedSee the inner workings of a pinball machine as you play with Visible Pinball by Michael Scheiss. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedA topographic map of the Bay Area on which data visualizations created by by USGS, UC Berkeley, the National Weather Service, and data artist Eric Fischer are projected. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedA high-speed camera captures an image in a drop of water. Image by Erik Thogersen © Exploratorium, All rights reservedDeveloping zebra fish embryos on view at the microscope imaging station. Images by Kristina Yu © Exploratorium, All rights reservedSpecial exhibition The Changing Face of What is Normal: Mental Health. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedSpecial exhibition The Changing Face of What is Normal: Mental Health. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedGeysers in the East Gallery created by Staff artist Shawn Lani. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedA wild mathematical playground climber in the Exploratorium's Outdoor Gallery.  Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedA wild mathematical playground climber in the Exploratorium's Outdoor Gallery.  Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedA wild mathematical playground climber in the Exploratorium's Outdoor Gallery. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedThis knitetic sculptural homage to San Francisco has a ew home in the Exploratorium's Tinkering Studio.  Image by Shannon Paras © Exploratorium, All rights reservedA topographic map of the Bay Area on which data visualizations created by by USGS, UC Berkeley, the National Weather Service, and data artist Eric Fischer are projected. Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedDeveloping zebra fish embryos on view at the microscope imaging station. Images by Kristina Yu © Exploratorium, All rights reserved

Education

After Dark

Playaflies at After Dark: Glow.  Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedAfter Dark: Extended Cinemas. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedLight Play in The Tinkering Studio at After Dark. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedShadow puppets at After Dark. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedSync by Max Hattler at After Dark. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedAdults tinker and play at After Dark. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedImage by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedImage by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedImage by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedCubatron Core at After Dark: Glow. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reserved Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedPlayaflies at After Dark.  Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedLight Orchestra at After Dark. Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedCow eye dissection.  Image by Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reserved

Artworks

Pulse Spiral by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. On exhibit through August 2014. We Make the Treasure by Paul Ramirez Jonas debuts June 2014Fog Bridge by Fujiko Nakaya. Thomas Humphrey © Exploratorium, All rights reservedFog Bridge by Fujiko Nakaya. Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedFog Bridge by Fujiko Nakaya. Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedFog Bridge by Fujiko Nakaya. Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedFog Bridge by Fujiko Nakaya, view from Pier 17. Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedAeolian Harp by Doug Hollis. Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedChladni Singing by Meara O'Reilly. Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedDetail of Chladni Singing by Meara O'Reilly. Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedAeolian Harp by Doug Hollis. Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedMachine with Concrete by Arthur Ganson. Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reserved

Cinema Arts

From Myth and Infrastructure by Miwa Matreyek

The Tinkering Studio™

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Building Systems

Sunpower PV system. Bay water heating and cooling pumps © 2013 Bruce Damonte, All rights reserved.Installing solar panels. Bay water heating and cooling system.