Learn how scientists study social interactions at the Science of Sharing exhibition.
Step into a colorless world. Play a video game with a social twist. Discover hundreds of intriguing exhibits, indoors and out, plus our Bay Observatory, Tactile Dome, and Tinkering Studio. Visit our spectacular Pier 15 location on San Francisco's Embarcadero—and explore!
Coming to visit? Get your tickets online or at the museum.
Find out when the museum, stores, and eateries are open.
It's easy to get to Pier 15 on the Embarcadero by transit, car, or bike.
Save 44% on the Exploratorium and four other SF experiences
Make parking easier by purchasing a prepaid reservation.
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Enjoy live orchestral music paired with the science of sound.
Guillermo Galindo performs for Resonance, and Pairings offers two programs on chocolate.
Galindo and his ensemble evoke desert landscapes on twenty custom-designed instruments.
Sit down and enjoy a delicious, locally sourced meal—and a great view.
Grab some delicious, healthy food and drinks at our take-out café.
Check out our uniquely Exploratorium onsite and online stores.
Groups are always welcome at the Exploratorium!
Register now and bring your class on a field trip this fall.
Have your next event in our spectacular setting on the Bay.
Play with the exhibits, and discover new ways to understand how our world works.
Take an interactive excursion through total darkness.
Experience our state-of-the-art venue for films, music, and more.
Discover why the Exploratorium is an iconic San Francisco attraction.
Four reasons to visit the Exploratorium at Pier 15
Five ideas for a fun Embarcadero family outing
Super Bowl City is coming to the neighborhood. There will be some street closures and transit changes from January 20 through February 12, 2016, including setup and breakdown (dates subject to change). Check for updates before your visit.
Bay Area Residents
(nine-county area) receive local rates.
People with disabilities
Children 3 & under
closed, except select Monday holidays
Check out our cinema arts, evening, member, and other upcoming and ongoing events.
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