Visiting the Exploration Museum in San Francisco, the museum has creatively set up a large number of interactive devices for tourists to try out, thereby displaying a variety of science and technology and principles, which not only increases the sense of participation, but also stimulates a lot of design inspiration.
The Exploration Museum was founded in San Francisco by the father of the atomic bomb. The Exploration Museum is not only a museum of science, but also a museum of art. Here we can let children start, increase scientific knowledge, and learn scientific knowledge in entertainment! ____________
This is one of the places I always recommend for visitors to experience. Be sure to allow at at least 3 or 4 hours, and plan on coming back to see all you missed. Learned alot about how the ear works so i can help my 94 yr old mother with her hearing loss. Specially enjoyed the holographic display of a spring!
I came here for Exploratorium After Dark with some coworkers. For $15, this is quite the experience! The space is large and there are quite a few things to check out, interact with, and learn about. It was kind of like a maze...so many things to look at! It got pretty crowded around 8pm. There's easy access to Pier 15 with Bart off of Market Street a couple of blocks away and there are several MUNI buses in the area. I wouldn't recommend driving if you're here for the After Dark event (with beers and cocktails going throughout the night).Overall a fun place to hang out with friends or even bring the family to learn something!
This was a fun family friendly experience. The exhibits appear to be onsite at their machine shop. In the hour before the facility closed we weren't able to get to everything in the building. The exhibits are designed to help with critical thinking skills of kids and is a great learning activity.
The Exploratorium has finally opened on the Embarcadero, and it is spectacular. It's hard to imagine it being better than it's location at the Palace of Fine Arts, but they have managed. Just being on the waterfront, with a full glass back room for a view of the Bay Bridge, the Easy Bay, Alcatraz and more, is enough, but then there are the exhibits! Many classic favorites brought over from the old location, including the shadow room, the tactile dome, and many new exhibits and surprises as well. This is not just a kid place - definitely fun and interesting for people of all ages. Spend the whole day!
This one is for the Kids, Oh OK adults too, You've got five senses and you'll use them all when you visit the Exploratorium, San Francisco's premier site for fun and science. Touch it, taste it, smell it, listen and see, it's all there for you to enjoy, but be forewarned, if your inner child has taken a haitus you're not gonna get the most from this exciting and informative 'musuem'. Imagine a science fair where you get to play with all the exibits and you'll have a fair idea of what this place is like. It's more fun than a box of puppies, your kids will love it and so will you.
A fabulous hands on day out for young and old alike. Whilst many of the experiences were a little advanced for my toddler and preschooler there was still so much to keep them entertained... In fact it's nice to know that they will grow with it, that this place can keep older kids mesmerized as well as younger ones. In fact I found myself tinkering with some of the displays! We enjoyed it so much we left as members and will be back on many occasions no doubt. Well worth a visit... Oh and surprisingly I had very little trouble getting street parking.
If you've always itched to touch the exhibits in a museum, the Exploratorium is the science museum for you. Family friendly, the exhibits are geared for all ages. (Find the two bowl-shaped seats located about half-way into the main space; sit in one, and get a friend to sit in the other. Just do it.) The Exploratorium is next to the Palace of Fine Arts and is within walking distance of Crissy Field. And if you're really up for a hike (and are bundled up) you can walk from here to the base of the Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point.