Exploratorium General Admission

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Exploratorium General Admission information and booking

Departs from
Pier 15 along the Embarcadero
Time of departure
10am-5pm, Tuesday-SundayClosed Mondays except select holidays; open until 3pm on Christmas Eve
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Tour description provided by Viator

Dive into a realm of hands-on curiosity, discovery and play at San Francisco’s all-new Exploratorium, now located on Pier 15 between the Ferry Building and Pier 39. Bring the whole family along for a fun, interactive journey through fascinating scientific exhibits that will change the way you see the world.

Enjoy a fun, family-friendly day full of fascinating hands-on discovery at the all-new Exploratorium in San Francisco, now conveniently located on Pier 15 along the Embarcadero between the Ferry Building and Fisherman’s Wharf at Pier 39. Your all-day admission ticket grants you full access to this museum’s amazing exhibits.

Take your time enjoying more than 600 multi-sensory exhibits occupying five different galleries: South, East, West, Central and Outdoor. A large number of these are brand-new exhibits designed specifically for the museum’s new Pier 15 location, so even if you’ve been to the Exploratorium before, there’s lots more to see!

From the physics of sound and movement to human, plant and insect anatomy to optical illusions to global ecosystems, the Exploratorium brings you into a whole new world of discovery, offering intriguing insights for everyone’s interests, whether you’re a kid or an adult!

What's included

  • General admission to the exploratorium

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks