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The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception located in San Francisco, California. We believe that following your curiosity and asking questions can lead to amazing moments of discovery, learning, and awareness, and can increase confidence in your ability to understand how the world works.

Free Days Information

Fall Free Day:

Sunday, September 18, 2016 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Halloween Free Day:

Sunday, October 30, 2016 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

On free days, museum entry is on a first-come, first-served basis.



Tel: (415) 528-4444

Hours of Operation

Tuesday–Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday Evening (18+): 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Monday: Closed except select Monday holidays.

Special summer hours: We will be open every day in June, July, and August—and until 10:00 p.m. (all ages) on Fridays.


Adults (18–64)  $29.95  

Seniors,People with disabilities,Teachers,Students,Youth (13-17)  $24.95  

Youth (4-12)  $19.95

Upcoming Free Days

Free partial day during 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Free Community Night after 5:00 p.m

  • June 2017: 23
Free all day
  • March 2017: 14
  • May 2017: 14