Learn with us online while the Exploratorium is temporarily closed. You can help us reopen—donate today.
Thursday, June 10, 2021 • 7:00 p.m. PT
How will humanity face the climate crisis and related challenges?
Saturday, May 1–Monday, May 31, 2021
Enjoy special perks for members all month long.
Dive into websites, activities, apps, and more.
Partnering with people and organizations to inspire and ignite learning.
Cure your text-neck with some healthy, upwards sky watching this Friday night, April 17, 2015.
Play with the exhibits, and discover new ways to understand how our world works.
The arts are a fundamental method of discovery at the Exploratorium.
Our exhibition offerings often feature artists' works.
A program of large-scale, often temporary, commisioned artworks.
Learn about the Artist-in-Residence Program.
Cinema arts history page
Experience our state-of-the-art venue for films, music, and more.
CA resources page.
Register now and bring your class on a field trip.
Find out what to expect when you get here.
Make your field trip reservation today with our online form.
Drop-Off and Pick-Up Directions
Download field trip resources you can use before, during, and after your visit.
Supporting and inspiring students
Experiment with thoughts, feelings, and social behavior.
Investigate the living world.
Uncover the history, geography, and ecology of the Bay Area.
Explore winds, tides, and natural phenomena.
This 800-square-foot gallery space provides an ideal environment for media art installations.
Explore distant realms of musical possibility: unheard sounds and undiscovered music
Leading the Exploratorium’s arts strategy and direction, expanding the focus on art as a medium for exploration, inquiry, and discovery.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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