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.
Proceed to the Exploratorium Ticketing Desk. Present your Pass to any ticket agent for entry.
Advance reservations required for Tactile Dome. Call (415) 528-4362 for pricing and reservations
Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
(Please note that while the Exploratorium reopens from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm on Thursdays for ages 18+, Go San Francisco Card is not accepted during this time.)
Open on Monday, September 7, 10:00 am-5:00 pm for Labor Day.
Free Day, Sunday 9/27 for Engineering Day
Mondays (except for selected holidays), Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.
General admission does not include entrance to the Tactile Dome or any other add-on experience.