Find out about upcoming events for adults ages 18+
Robust presentations and refreshing conversations to inspire your scientific palate.
Investigate life’s most compelling ideas with The Really Big Questions, an exhibition presented in collaboration with SoundVision Productions.
Join us for colorful explorations of the physical world.
Friday July 17, 2015 • 6:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
The museum closes at 5:00 p.m. today, but the after-hours interactive fun continues in our Tactile Dome. Take an interactive journey through total darkness during these special evening hours.
Saturday, July 18, 2015 • 10:30 a.m.–noon
Search for elusive "black sand" (aka magnetite) at Ocean Beach. Take home some magnetite and magnets to construct your own miniature Black Sand exhibit.
Saturday, July 18, 2015 • 2:00 p.m.
See the unseen at the very edge of our visible world, and explore big scientific mysteries by going incredibly small. See fascinating stories of marine minutiae with the producers of KQED’s Deep Look YouTube series.
Saturday July 18, 2015 • 6:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Monday, July 20, 2015
The Exploratorium will be open every Monday in July.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 • 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Join some of the world’s leading marine microbial ecologists for fascinating demonstrations and an intriguing discussion about plankton—beautiful, tiny organisms that drift with the currents.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 • 8:00 p.m.
How does your thermostat work and how does a Thermos® know to keep a hot thing hot and a cold thing cold? The mysteries will be revealed in this talk.
Friday July 24, 2015 • 6:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Saturday July 25, 2015 • 6:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 26, 2015 • 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 • 1:30 p.m.
Join a live chat with scientists and educators on board the Exploration Vessel Nautilus as it uses an ROV to explore the ocean floor off the coasts of California and Canada.
Pier 15(Embarcadero at Green Street)San Francisco, CA 94111(415) 528-4444
© 2015 Exploratorium
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