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Exploratorium tickets

Gate Prices Adult $29.95
Child (3-12) $19.95
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 650 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.
The Go San Francisco Card is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Your pass includes Exploratorium tickets, plus admission to dozens more top attractions.

Getting In

General admission does not include entrance to the Tactile Dome or any other add-on experience.
While the Exploratorium reopens from 6:00pm – 10:00pm on Thursdays for ages 18+, your pass is not accepted for admission during this time.


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


Daily: 10:00am – 6:00pm.
Check the Aquarium of the Bay website for the most up-to-date hours of operation.


Mondays (except for selected holidays), January 31st, February 2nd, May 3rd, September 21st, October 20th, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice., On February 8th and March 14th, the Exploratorium will close early.


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

Please note: 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.


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

Public Transportation

MUNI: F streetcar line to the Embarcadero and Green Street stop.

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