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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.
It's easy to get to Pier 15 on the Embarcadero by transit, car, or bike.
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Find out what you need to know about accessibility and related amenities.
Groups are always welcome at the Exploratorium!
We are temporarily closed to the public.
We are temporarily closed.
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.
Where art, science, and film intersect.
Cinema arts history page
Experience our state-of-the-art venue for films, music, and more.
CA resources page.
Download field trip resources you can use before, during, and after your visit.
Supporting and inspiring students
Experiment with thoughts, feelings, and social behavior.
Think with your hands and explore your creativity.
Experiment with light, vision, sound, and hearing.
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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