Curious Contraptions Members-Only Holiday Party and Shopping Night

Sunday, December 11, 2016 • 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Exploratorium, Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green Street)

Free for members. Your RSVP will guarantee admission for all of the adults and children covered by your membership level. You must bring your membership card for entry.

Note: Donors at the Innovator-level, Catalyst Circle, Director’s Circle, Chairman’s Circle, Exploratorium Trust, and Oppenheimer Circle members enjoy early limited access at 5:30 p.m.


Explore an eclectic assortment of festive activities at our annual Members-Only Holiday Party and Shopping Night—including hands-on tinkering, live music, and ebullient light installations from our December After Dark program Glow.

Experience a perfect night to start—or finish—all your holiday shopping. Peruse our mini Holiday Shopping Bazaar, where you can catch fun demos led by product experts and shop for gifts created by local merchants and artisans.

Enjoy a members-only evening of:

  • A one-night-only additional 5% discount at our Exploratorium Stores for a 15% total savings
  • A complimentary dinner in our SeaGlass Restaurant
  • Curious Contraptions: Featuring Cabaret Mechanical Theatre, our newest exhibition, with more than 20 whimsical, moving machines
  • Convenient gift wrapping and shopping-bag check so you can drop off your purchases and experience all the fun activities and more than 600 hands-on exhibits
  • Free access to our world-famous Tactile Dome
  • Drop off a gift for someone in need in our Toys for Tots barrel—located near the main Exploratorium Store.

This not-to-be-missed event requires an RSVP. This feature will be available by the middle of October, so please revisit this page soon!


Special thanks to our Members' party in-kind sponsors

Alter Eco
Campari
Clif Bar
Lagunitas Brewing
Marlos Bake Shop
Purity Organic
Revolution Foods