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The Wave Organ, San Francisco

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  • We heard about the wave organ and had some time to kill so we went to check it out - make sure you check the tides because it's meant to be heard during high tide. We happened to come at the lowest pa...  more »
  • If you have the time and inclination, stop by. We parked in the furthest lot not knowing what we were doing. We were there so early we probably could have parked much closer. You do have to traipse pa...  more »
  • Audio sculpture from 25 year 1986 plastic pipes installed in a special way on the platform of the burial of granite and marble stones in the area Marinas. pipes entirely depend on contrast of the tides, and the higher tide, better music waves. Interesting idea of live music, close in new age, only to go across town to see pipes and try that or hear-not the best idea. Called as sculptor grant Oppenheimer successfully mastered a nature elsewhere can watch.
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  • Cool place, quiet. Do not drying low tide if you actually want to hear the organ.
  • It is a neat detour to see the wave organ, but I was expecting it to be louder.
  • Didn't have much luck and couldn't hear a thing when I went. It is a beautiful walk though, with very few people.
  • Nice and quiet, best to visit after a few days of hustle and bustle in the city. Not really music coming out of the organs but just listen to the waves crash.
  • The wave organ is wave-activated acoustic sculpture that uses a series of pipes that interact with the waves producing amazing melodies. 25 organ pipes made of PVC and concrete located at various elevations within the site, allowing for the rise and fall of the tides. Constructed by the Exploratorium back in 1986.