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Create a sound system for music only you can hear.
Listen to the sound of rain falling—anytime, anywhere.
When the wind was just right, mysterious organ tones could be heard from the tubes of this exhibit.
What can YOU play?
Explainers do light and sound demonstrations.
Cheer on the competitors in this zany science cook-off.
Sand reveals vibrations that are normally invisible.
Combine beats and melodies in a musical conversation.
Talk, clap, yodel, yell—your sounds bounce back at you.
These simple glass tubes separate the sounds of the Exploratorium into distinct tones.
Listen to a 27-foot-tall harp that's strummed by the wind.
Parabolic dishes collect and focus sound waves and reflect them to participants seated within them.
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