Saturday, October 26, through Monday, October 28, 2013 • 9:00 a.m.–noon, 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
See the spectacular flagship of the Colombian navy, a sailing ship called the ARC Gloria, docked at Pier 15 from Friday, October 25, to Monday, October 28. Visitors can view the three-masted barque from Exploratorium exhibit galleries and from some publicly accessible areas surrounding Piers 15 and 17.
Public access to the ARC Gloria is provided solely by the ship’s captain and crew, who are offering it from 9:00 a.m. to noon, and from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., on Saturday, October 26; Sunday, October 27; and Monday, October 28. Visits are self-guided; about 100 people can be on board at a time. Visitors will be able to see selected areas of the ship plus a small collection of indigenous art from Colombia.
Providing docking for certain vessels at Pier 15 is part of the the Exploratorium's agreement with the Port of San Francisco.