Original Holiday Gift Ideas from the Exploratorium
From levitating lamps to knitted creatures from the deep sea, our curated gifts spark curiosity and open paths to exploration all year long. Every purchase helps to support our mission of transforming learning worldwide.
Take a look at a few of our favorites from the Exploratorium Store and find something for everyone you love. You can visit us online or on site at Pier 15 for friendly staff and convenient gift wrapping.
2. Gifts for Kids
Inspire and impress the little scientists in your life with unique gifts from the Exploratorium. From Planet Blocks to a Stack-A-Bug Wooden Game that puts their balancing skills to the test, come find the perfect item that will challenge and delight the whole family.
5. Gift Memberships
What’s low stress, high reward, and eco friendly? The gift of experience, of course! Delight your loved ones with an Exploratorium Daytime gift membership. Your recipients will enjoy:
- Unlimited free admission to Pier 15
- Daytime members-only VIP hours every Sunday, 10 a.m.–noon
- 10% off dining and nonalcoholic beverages at Seaglass Restaurant and Seismic Joint Café
- Discounted tickets ($3 off per ticket) for journeys through total darkness inside our world-famous Tactile Dome
- 10% discount at the Exploratorium Stores
- Exclusive invitations to members-only events and exhibition previews
- Discounted tickets to After Dark Thursday nights
- Discounted guest tickets
The best part? Your Exploratorium membership also includes free admission to 350+ science centers and museums worldwide.