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The Exploratorium, San Francisco

Categories: Children’s Museums, Science Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web
At The Exploratorium, observe a fruit fly under a microscope, create smoke signals, improve your memory, or learn about the world through experiments. You can join in 600 participatory exhibits suitable for all ages at this museum of science, art, and human perception. Take an excursion in total darkness, where you'll have to find the way out using only your sense of touch. More than a million visitors per year come to this site, which has been recognized by the National Science Board of the United States. To explore the outdoor section, dress accordingly. Using our custom trip planner, San Francisco attractions like The Exploratorium can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a great family-friendly place with lots of fun things to see and experience. There are numerous work stations to learn and explore. 
  • Only $15 for an evening visit and you quickly lose track of time checking out all of the interactive exhibits. Some very interesting stuff and it covers a wide range of topics, definitely not just for...  read more »
  • We took out of state relatives, including a tween boy and teenage girl to the Exploratorium. We all had a blast. One of the few places where you don't have to leave your mind at the door. It is worth ...  read more »
  • Easy parking, friendly service, and reasonable rates. Extremely close to the Exploratorium and good if you are taking young children there. $5/hour for the first 4 hours, then $3/20 minutes after.
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