Pier 15, San Francisco , CA
+1 415.528.4444
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Attractions, Museums, Science Museums, Childrens Museums
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Tue-Wed (10am-5pm)
Thu (10am-5pm,6pm-10pm)
Fri-Sun (10am-5pm)
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The Exploratorium is now open in our spectacular new home at Pier 15 on San Francisco’s Embarcadero. There are 150 new exhibits—indoors and out—plus hundreds of beloved classics, a Bay Observatory, a bigger focus on tinkering and social science, and more. Come explore!

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10am - 5pm; open 6pm - 10pm Thursdays for adults 18+. CLOSED MONDAYS, except Labor Day and New Year's Eve Day. 

General Admission Prices:
Members: FREE  -- Become a member
Adult (18-64):  $25.00
Youth, Students (18+ with ID), Persons with Disabilities & Seniors (65+): $19.00
Children (5 and under): FREE

Tactile Dome (7+; general admission included):  $10.00



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