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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 San Francisco Explorer Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Choose to use your pass for Exploratorium tickets, then look to the list of other top attractions for your other Explorer Pass admission choices!

Getting In

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+, your pass is not accepted during this time.)


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.


Pier 15 Embarcadero at Green St.
San Francisco, CA 94111

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