Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is now required for all visitors ages
12+. Plan your visit
Different kinds of light can be used to study life.
Build a simple wind generator.
Visualize the spectacular fluid motion of convection cells.
Explore energy transformations by rolling a marble on a track.
Even plants have their favorite colors.
Show that gas is produced during photosynthesis.
Use your skin and different metals to create a battery.
Construct a simple battery that can power a light.
See the JPL "sandbox" where robotic rovers are tested.
Visit the beating heart of the Exploratorium—our shop.
See how balls bounce using a double-layer water balloon.
Learn how living things get energy from dead ones in this interactive exhibit.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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