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!
Ready to visit? Buy your tickets at the museum or online. You can print your tickets or open the PDF ticket on your mobile device, and show it at the door. No convenience fees; just convenience! Either way, we’ll see you soon.
Take an interactive excursion through total darkness. Learn more
In addition to the cost of admission, Tactile Dome visits are:
It's easy to get to Pier 15 on the Embarcadero by transit, car, or bike.
Got questions? Not to worry. We've got answers.
closed, except select Monday holidays
Special summer hours: We will be open every day in June, July, and August—and until 10:00 p.m. (all ages) on Fridays.
Save 44% on the Exploratorium and four other SF experiences
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Young professionals group dedicated to nurturing people’s curiosity.
Purchase gift cards for museum admission, memberships, on-site store purchases, and Tactile Dome tickets.
Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green Street)San Francisco, CA 94111(415) 528-4444
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