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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

Phenomena

Education

After Dark

Image by Shannon Paras © Exploratorium, All rights reserved

Artworks

Aeolian Harp by Doug Hollis. Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedChladni Singing by Meara O'Reilly. Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedFog Bridge by Fujiko Nakaya. Thomas Humphrey © Exploratorium, All rights reservedFog Bridge by Fujiko Nakaya. Gayle Laird © Exploratorium, All rights reservedDetail of Chladni Singing by Meara O'Reilly. 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 reservedMachine with Concrete by Arthur Ganson. Amy Snyder © Exploratorium, All rights reservedStill from film 20Hz by Semiconductor. © Semiconductor, All rights reservedStill from Magnetic Movie by Semiconductor. © Semiconductor, All rights reservedStill from The Shaping Grows by Semiconductor. © Semiconductor, All rights reserved

Cinema Arts

From Myth and Infrastructure by Miwa Matreyek

Iron Science Teacher

The Tinkering Studio™

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PI Day

Larry Shaw, Prince of PiPi Shrine

Bay Water Heating and Cooling

Water Conservation

Rentals Photo Gallery

Observatory GalleryCity View from the TerraceBridge View from the TerraceFog Bridge at nightExplainer Demo West GalleryWest Gallery with stageWest GalleryCentral GalleryCentral CorridorEast GalleryOutdoor Gallery and Bay LightsCentral GalleryObservatory Gallery Observatory Gallery

The Windows Photo Gallery

A group of walkers prepare to open Michael Swaine's multi-purpose umbrellasMichael Swaine's custommade umbrellas function as both sun-blockers and word-makersThe walkers set sail with BAADS (Bay Area of Disabled Sailors) aboard the OrionArtist Harrell Fletcher investigates native creek critters at John Muir Elementary SchoolExploratorium Exhibit Developer Diane Whitmore shows off Lift Steel with Water, a demonstration from her Less is More OasisThe exhausted walkers from the Mount Diablo Summit, which is curiosly tucked inside the Visitor CenterBlisters made for frrustratingly trusty sidekicks on the trailArtist Harrell Fletcher surveys the view from the Berkeley HillsStephanie Stewart-Bailey pauses mid pigeon dissection to explain her process in Howe Homestead ParkA exclamation possibly in regards to the rising heat as the walkers descend into Contra Costa CountyThe walkers navigate a narrow shoulder as they pass through Lafayette, CAStaff artists and scientists lead a much-need pool-based physics activityExploratorium Senior Educator Fred Stein leads a light and shadow activity originally designed by early museum Artist-in-Residence Bob MillerFrom the suburbs to the country, the foothills of Mount DiabloComposer Wayne Grim presented Sound Aspects of Open SpaceThe walkers spread out on Day Three