Masks and vaccinations are recommended. Plan your visit
Experience the anticipation, awe, and wonder of a total solar eclipse.
Thursday, July 28, 2022 • 6:00–10:00 p.m. PT
Join us for a night devoted to shadow and light.
Discover the “cosmic coincidence” that makes solar eclipses possible!
¡Descubre la “coincidencia cósmica” que hace posible los eclipses solares!
Use your thumb to eclipse your friend!
¡Haz un modelo a escala de un eclipse solar total!
Resources for alumni of the Teacher Leader Network Institute
A ring light stands in for the Sun.
Un anillo de luz representa al Sol.
Try a new tilt on eclipses.
Safely view our nearest star.
Engaging the public with new research in cellular engineering.
Thursday, August 4, 2022 • 6:00–10:00 p.m. PT
The Exploratorium is your playground after dark!
Enjoy this performance of unique, hand-built musical instruments from Bryan Day, Bart Hopkin, and Sudhu Tewari.
Enjoy this showcase of unique, hand-built musical instruments from Bryan Day, Bart Hopkin, and Sudhu Tewari.
Tuesday, August 9–Sunday, August 14, 2022
Experience an installation designed by Emmy Award–winning Manual Cinema.
Watch Venus travel in front of the Sun.
Geometry Playground will change the way you think about geometry. This exhibition engages your hands, brain, and body in playful investigations of this most visible branch of math.
This kit of reusable parts supports participants in building kinetic sculptures that balance on a single point.
Resources supporting implementation of the California Next Generation Science Standards
Thursday, August 11, 2022 • 6:00–10:00 p.m. PT
Gear up for a night all about mechanisms and motion!
The Exploratorium isn't like other museums. Here, visitors of all ages can tinker, test, notice, and play with more than 600 interactive exhibits.
The Exploratorium is a public learning laboratory.
Thursday, August 18, 2022 • 6:00–10:00 p.m. PT
Tonight, creativity is in the air!
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 • 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
The Exploratorium will be closing at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, for a private event.
Monday, September 5, 2022 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The Exploratorium will be open to the public on Monday, September 5, 2022.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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