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  • Cells to Self

    Cells to Self
    More than 20 New Exhibits Now Open

    Explore how human cells move, communicate, and respond to their environment.

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  • 50 Years 1969-2019

    At 50, we’re still constantly prototyping the next big idea.

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  • People at Exhibit

    Inquiry-based learning is at the core of the Exploratorium. We invite people to ask questions, question answers, and discover for themselves how the world works.

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  • Illuminated Fog Exhibit

    Where Curiosity Takes You

    Step inside a tornado, turn upside down in a curved mirror, walk on a fog bridge, and explore more than 650 hands-on exhibits.

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