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.
Exploratorium +4 other SF experiences and unlimited cable cars
Make parking easier by purchasing a prepaid reservation.
Got questions? Not to worry. We've got answers.
The museum is closed, but the Dome is open.
Celebrate the year's end with ebullient lights and subtle glows.
See how scientists are studying the diet of local seabirds.
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.
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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Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green Street)San Francisco, CA 94111(415) 528-4444Contact Info
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