exploratorium

100 Days of Summer at the Exploratorium

Discover and play on the San Francisco waterfront

Thursday, May 23–Monday, September 2, 2019

All Ages

Note: We're open every day (except June 17) all summer long.

Follow your curiosity this summer to the Exploratorium on San Francisco’s scenic waterfront. All season long, TripAdvisor’s #1-rated museum in San Francisco will stay open to explorers of all ages—so from May 23 to September 2, visit us any day of the week for special summer programming and to tinker with more than 650 interactive exhibits investigating science, art, and human perception.

Here at the Exploratorium, you don’t just look at exhibits—you play with them. Dance with your own shadow, journey through total darkness in our famous Tactile Dome, and spark great conversations at Self, Made: Exploring You in a World of We. Don’t miss Moon Month, our July-long celebration of all things lunar, and revel in adults-only after-hours every week at After Dark Thursday Nights.

Special Summer Hours (May 27–September 2)
Daily (All Ages)
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Thursday Evenings (Ages 18+)
6:00–10:00 p.m.

NOTE: We are closed Monday, June 17, all day for a private event.