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Sustain the wonder for future generations.

Your tax-deductible gift helps us train teachers, mentor youth, take kids on world-class field trips, nurture artists and scientists, and share our interactive exhibits worldwide.

Please accept our sincere gratitude for your contributions. The Exploratorium could not have become what it is today without the concerted commitment of donors and supporters like you.

The Exploratorium is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We'll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

Our tax ID #: 94-1696494

Please mail your check, made payable to the Exploratorium to the following address:

ATTN: Development Dept.
Pier 17, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94111

For stock gifts, please use these stock transfer instructions.

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Thank you to our generous supporters.

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Exploratorium, Pier 17, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94111-1455