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The Exploratorium is closed.
In accordance with local and state public health orders and recommendations, the Exploratorium is temporarily closed to the public.
Tune in for a listening party comprising of performances from boundary-pushing musicians. Discover the eclectic techniques and technologies used by these artists in a back-to-back stream of exclusive concerts hosted at the Exploratorium as part of our Resonance series.
World Oceans Day is a global movement to celebrate, protect, and preserve Earth’s life support system. Join us for discussions and films that explore the sights and sounds of the sea, from the lapping shoreline of San Francisco Bay to the call of a deep-diving whale off of the Pacific Coast to kelp forests to spawning herrings.