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    The Art of Tinkering

    This summer, dive into tinkering with artworks, contraptions, exhibits, and experiences for all ages. Follow your own imagination—and celebrate the creativity we all share.

    On view Now–September 5

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  • After Dark

    Join us each week for thoughtful and innovative science, arts and perceptual experiences—a cocktail of curiosity to supplement your screen time. Thursdays, 6–10 p.m., 18+.

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  • School Field Trips

    Take a field trip like no other. Explore 600+ interactive exhibits and eye-opening demos, and access resources to use before, during, and after your visit. Free admission for Title I schools.

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  • Middle Ground

    Drink (coffee), dance, and discover the science that binds us in this free installation.

    Join the fun on the Exploratorium’s front porch, through November 2022.

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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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Experience the Exploratorium at Pier 15

Today's hours are 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (All Ages) and 6:00–10:00 p.m. (Ages 18+)

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