Awards and Other Recognition for the Exploratorium
The Exploratorium has received numerous awards and nominations from educational organizations, science institutions, and Internet pioneers. We are proud that we have been recognized for our work in creating a culture of learning through innovative environments, programs, and tools to help people nurture their curiosity about the world around them.
- 2011 Public Service Science AwardNational Science Boards, 2011
Awarded to the Exploratorium for its contributions to the public understanding of science and engineering (May 2011). This is one of the most prestigious national honors in science given to an organization, short of a Presidential Medal.
- AAAS/Subaru SB&F Winner: Excellence in Science BooksAAAS & Subaru, 2008
Exploratopia, the Exploratorium’s hands-on book of experiments, won the 2008 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books, in the Hands-On category.