Now open! Plan your visit
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 • 1:00 p.m. PT
Attracted to magnets? Read about them, then try them for yourself.
Thursday, August 12, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. PT
How can tools and technologies help us “see”?
Thursday, August 26, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. PT
Spark your curiosity at After Dark.
Thursday, August 19, 2021 • 7:30 p.m. PT
How can dried seaweed help ocean conservation efforts?
Thursday and Friday, August 19–20, 2021 • 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Get up close with our NOAA research buoy.
Thursday, August 19, 2021 • 9:15–10:00 a.m.
Members get exclusive early access to our annual Buoy Days!
Thursday, August 19, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. PT
Dive beneath the surface of the Bay—what do you find?
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.
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.
Drop-Off and Pick-Up Directions
Download field trip resources you can use before, during, and after your visit.
Supporting and inspiring students
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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