Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is now required for all visitors ages
12+. Plan your visit
Thursday, October 21, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. PT
Unearth expired ideas and incorrect assumptions in the scientific canon.
Thursday, December 2, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. PT
Watch science come to light at After Dark.
Thursday, November 18, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. PT
Light up with delight at After Dark.
Explore diverse offerings of temporary artworks and exhibits that are as unique as you are.
Developing greater capacity to engage Latinx audiences in STEM.
Thursday, November 11, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. PT
Spark your curiosity at After Dark!
The Tech & Play project brings together educators from different countries to develop and practice playful approaches to learning with technology.
Investigate what happens when you connect many bubbles.
November 18, 2021–January 30, 2022
Light up with luminous sculptures that invite you to connect and play in their glow.
Ryan Kurada is passionate about making learning relevant, meaningful, and interesting for all students. His focus is on STEAM and maker-centered curriculum design.
The Tinkering Studio is teaming up with Mr. Limata's Story Time to share a collection of tinkering activities connected to story books.
Bright ideas for everyone—gadgets, games, memberships, and more.
Light up with delight this winter!
¿Cómo podemos proteger a nuestros niños y a nuestras comunidades del COVID-19 este otoño?
How can we best protect our children and our communities from COVID-19 this fall?
Humans can reimagine our futures, or work to create a more supportive, just, and sustainable society.
Celebrate your wedding in a unique venue with exciting exhibits and unforgettable views.
Find out how a chocoflan flips itself.
What do tofu and cheese have in common?
Saturday, October 16, 2021 • 2:00 p.m.
Join a dialog on the experiences of natives of the Bay Area.
Have your next event in our spectacular setting on the Bay.
Bring a bit of the Exploratorium home with you.
Thursday, December 5, 2019–Sunday, January 26, 2020
Celebrate the holidays at our annual festival of ebullient lights and subtle glows.
Take a quiet journey into the infinite expanses of space and time. Inside a cube of two-way mirrors, Nick Dong’s light sculpture reflects and expands chaotically as it turns.
Where: Bechtel Gallery 3: Seeing & Reflections
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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