Tickets for Exploratorium: General Admission

Step inside a tornado and learn by playing with hundreds of interactive exhibits

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Wheelchair accessible: Wheelchairs are available at the museum
Smartphone tickets accepted
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Wheelchair accessible: Wheelchairs are available at the museum
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Smartphone tickets accepted

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What's included

Admission to the Exploratorium
Museum map (available in English, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Tagalog, Simplified Chinese & French)

What's not included

Tactile Dome experience (temporarily closed)
Food & beverages
  • Learn and play at the same time with hundreds of hands-on exhibits - it's fun for all ages
  • See your reflection warp in a giant oversized mirror and get breezy inside a tornado
  • Expand your mind by using microscopes, seismographs, and other real scientific equipment

San Francisco's Exploratorium is more than a museum - it's an educational experience the whole family can enjoy! Step into a world of science, art, and human perception with hundreds of interactive exhibits designed to boggle the mind.

Ever seen a massive storm and wished you could find out what was going on in the center of a tornado? Now's your chance.

Take a look at yourself in a huge oversized mirror. This curved piece of reflective glass was originally part of a flight simulator. You won't believe the sights and sounds you'll discover!

Use a microscope to investigate developing eggs from zebrafish, and see how your pulse compares to theirs. Stamp your feet and make a miniature earthquake with the seismograph, or explore amazing images made from shadows.

With hundreds of exhibits, you can enjoy a whole day of expanding your mind.

  • Present this digital ticket and a valid photo ID at the museum's Ticketing Desk to receive the next available timed entry ticket
  • The Exploratorium is conveniently located at Pier 15, and is easily reached by public transport or car (parking nearby)
  • Strollers are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Comfortable shoes are highly recommended, as the campus covers 3.3 acres
  • Coin-operated lockers available (up to 23.5x29x23", 33x73x58cm)
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00, 18:00 - 22:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Pier 15, Green St, CA 94111, San Francisco
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  • Cancellation is possible until 23:59 on the day before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 23:59 on the day before your visit.

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3 reviews
Gay,  United States United States
11 Apr 2023
Very busy with lots of kids and adults The experience was very interesting and full of hands on fun things to do for kid
Anjeza,  United States United States
08 Feb 2023
So much to see and learn. I loved how we can touch and handle all the interesting experiments.
23 Feb 2023
The employees were kind and very helpful. The customer service was excellent.

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