• After Dark

    Meet us at Pier 15. Explore science, art, and perception with 600+ interactive exhibits. Discover world-opening programs, grab a drink, and get inquisitive. 

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  • Glowing cocktails in the dark next to chemical flasks

    Science of Cocktails @ After Dark

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    Calling all craft cocktail lovers, kitchen chemists, and science fans! Grab your friends or a date, and join us on February 9 for this tasty fundraiser focused on mixology science.

  • Summer Institute 2023

    Summer Institute for Teachers

    We are now accepting applications for our 2023 Summer Institute for Teachers, which will take place from July 17–August 3, 2023.

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  • School Field Trips

    Take a field trip like no other. Explore 600+ interactive exhibits, and customize your experience with resources to use before, during, and after your visit. Free admission for Title I schools.

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  • Land Acknowledgment

    Share our appreciation and respect for the Ramaytush Ohlone whose perspectives and knowledge inspire us.

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Today's hours are 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Special Hours

  • Monday, February 20, 2023 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 27, 2023 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 3, 2023 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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