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  • San Francisco Exploratorium
Located in San Francisco, California, the Exploratorium is a public learning laboratory exploring the world through science, art, and human perception. Our vision is a world where people think for themselves and can confidently ask questions, question answers, and understand the world around them. We create tools and experiences that help you to become an active explorer: hundreds of explore-for-yourself exhibits, a website with over 50,000 pages of content, film screenings, evening art and science events for adults, plus much more.


Hours -

  •  Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  •  Thursday Evening (18+): 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
  •  Monday: Closed except select Monday holidays.
Special summer hours: We will be open every day in June, July, and August.


  •  Science
  •  Learning
  •  FUN
  •  Kids
  •  Adults
  •  Families
Before you go


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Contact Info

The Exploratorium

Pier 15, San Francisco, CA 94111-1456
Mailing Address
Pier 17, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94111-1456
General Information Line: 415-528-4360
Exploratorium Main Office: 415-528-4444
TTY General Info (for hearing impaired): 415-528-4400
0.8 Miles from Hotel
15 The Embarcadero #100, San Francisco, California, 94111 415-528-4444 Visit Website
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