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The Exploratorium

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The Exploratorium
The Palace of Fine Arts / 3601 Lyon Street

San Francisco, CA 94123
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
marina/presidio



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WEBSITE:  
http://www.exploratorium.edu
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sun 10-5
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
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DESCRIPTION

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. We also believe that being playful and having fun is an important part of the process for people of all ages.

We create tools and experiences that help you to become an active explorer: hundreds of explore-for-yourself exhibits; a Web site with over 25,000 pages of content; film screenings; workshops for lifelong learners including day camps for kids and family investigations; evening art and science events for adults—plus much more. We also create professional development programs for educators, and are at the forefront of changing the way science is taught. We share our exhibits and expertise with museums worldwide.


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