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Save up to 55% on Exploratorium and 30 other San Francisco attractions with the Go San Francisco Card.

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A $29.00 value - Included with your Go San Francisco Card!

The Exploratorium is the most experimental museum in the world—the only place in San Francisco where you can touch, tinker and play with more than 600 interactive exhibits. From large-scale outdoor art installations to explorations of microscopic life in the Bay, they embrace the wild wonder at the intersection of science and art.They are best described as a learning laboratory for all ages, and the best place to truly immerse yourself in San Francisco’s independent, innovative culture. Curious? Check it out.

Redemption Instructions

Proceed to the Exploratorium Ticketing Desk. Present your Go San Francisco Card to any ticket agent for entry.


Mondays (except for selected holidays),Thanksgiving Day,and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Reservation Instructions

Advance reservations required for Tactile Dome. Call (415) 528-4362 for pricing and reservations


General admission does not include entrance to the Tactile Dome or any other add-on experience.

Phone: (415) 528-4444

Website: www.exploratorium.edu

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[3 of 4 customers found this review helpful]

Nice visit for family, but no for adults
By Joss from Denver, CO on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Exploratorium:

I had a good time there, however it's more a suitable visit for family. Find a bus/shuttle to get at there, on foot it's very very long from Fisherman Wharf.

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Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–5 PM
(Please note that while the Exploratorium reopens from 6 PM - 10 PM on Thursdays for ages 18+, Go San Francisco Card is not accepted during this time.)
Please note, Go San Francisco Card holders may enter this attraction until closing or 5:30pm, whichever comes first.

Public Transportation

MUNI Bus Routes: F streetcar line to the Embarcadero & Green Street stop.


Pier 15
(Embarcadero at Green St)
San Francisco, CA 94111
  • Open year-round
  • Good for families
  • Parking available
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Restrooms
  • Disabled access
  • Reservations not required

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At a Glance


Pier 15
(Embarcadero at Green St)
San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: (415) 528-4444

Website: www.exploratorium.edu

Adult Gate PriceChild Gate Price
$29.00 $19.00