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Exploratorium

Pier 15, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

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About Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is a museum of science, technology, and arts in San Francisco. A huge number of diverse exhibits, and many with hand-on learning experiences. This is the only place in San Francisco where visitors can touch, tinker and play with more than 650 hands-on exhibits.



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Transamerica Pyramid0.85km from Exploratorium

This is a 48-story futurist building and the second-tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline. It was the tallest building in San Francisco from its inception in 1972 until 2018.

Chinatown San Francisco1.25km from Exploratorium

This is the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese enclave outside Asia.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art1.79km from Exploratorium

A modern art museum located in the heart of San Francisco. A nonprofit organization, SFMOMA holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art, and was the first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th-century art. The museum's current collection includes over 33,000 works of painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, design, and media arts and more.

Fisherman's Wharf1.91km from Exploratorium

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Lombard Street2.52km from Exploratorium

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Asian Art Museum2.92km from Exploratorium

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