Thursday, March 24, 2016 • 6:00–10:00 p.m.
Exploratorium, Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green Street)
$15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members; $10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome Available for Purchase Onsite
Adults Only (18+)
Note: Some programs have limited seating and will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.
Reinvent your Thursday nights at After Dark. Experience a fascinating array of unique, adult-only programs and events that change each week. Grab dinner by the Bay, play with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, crawl through our pitch-black Tactile Dome, sip cocktails, and explore.
East Gallery and Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery
Email us to learn more about Diving Into the Bay.
Get a more intimate understanding of San Francisco Bay and the ocean beyond without getting your feet wet.
Join Exploratorium scientists and exhibit developers for an introduction to new exhibits and demonstrations about our local marine environment. Explore visualizations of environmental phenomena, such as sea level rise in the Bay Area or the migrations of marine predators. Discover new views of organisms drifting in the Bay, and live measurements of local atmospheric and water conditions.
Scientists and other collaborators will join our own exhibit development team to introduce the new exhibits and present hands-on demonstrations.
These new exhibits and programs were developed with funds from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
We tend to think of “home” as the building in which we live, or the town or city where we reside. Voyage to the edge of the known universe, and gain some perspective on the tiny planet we call home. See some of the amazing ways the universe is structured, and learn how it’s evolved.
Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
Learn more about the series, Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman.
Bernard and Barbro Osher West Gallery
Take an excursion through total darkness in our Tactile Dome. Crawl, slide, and bump your way through the pitch-dark Dome using your sense of touch as your only guide through its chambers and mazes.
Please Note: Due to the nature of this experience, certain restrictions apply. Guests who are afraid of the dark; claustrophobic; have back, neck, or knee injuries; or are in their third trimester of pregnancy should not participate. Guests wearing casts are prohibited. Also, please wear comfortable clothes.
Learn more about the Tactile Dome.