Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is now required for all visitors ages
12+. Plan your visit
Investigate forces shaping the City, Bay, and region. Watch shifting winds and tides, reveal hidden life, shake a bridge, observe human behavior, and find new ways to notice the places we inhabit.
Read the Curators' Statement.
Listen to a 27-foot-tall harp that's strummed by the wind.
The color of the water changes. What’s affecting it today?
Loops dance along the ground as visitors play an Exploratorium-style game of jump rope.
Wind patterns are made visible by a column of red arrows.
Mounted mirrors sway with the tide in unpredictable ways, dispersing sunlight across the deck.
This NOAA buoy gathers data on CO2 levels, which are increasing in our oceans and affecting marine life.
In San Francisco, bridges and buildings are made to move.
How far can you see into the water?
Pick a rainstorm to experience, from mist to driving rain.
Download our visitor map to learn about our galleries.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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