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You can help the Exploratorium recover and reopen. Tune in June 26 to this unique Exploratorium-style fundraiser—special guests include Stephen Colbert. All are welcome!
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Tinkering is an active, hands-on approach to learning about the world. Try this collection of prompts for tinkering at home using everyday materials and accessible tools to explore and create.
Water is everywhere and may seem like an afterthought as an ingredient, but it’s a crucial aspect of food and cooking.
Science is all around us. In this video series, the Exploratorium travels outside its walls, sharing stories of engineering, ecology, geology, architecture, weather, sound, and more.
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Curiosity connects us to science that empowers and learning that inspires. Every donation counts—we need your help now to keep curiosity flowing worldwide.
Thursday, June 25, 2020 ? 1:00 p.m. PDT
Enjoy a science-themed storybook and a simple activity for kids.
Thursday, June 25, 2020 ? 7:00 p.m. PDT
This Pride month, embrace the rainbow.
NEW DATE: Friday, June 26, 2020
Join us for this exhilarating gala evening to celebrate curiosity.
Thursday July 2, 2020 ? 7:00 p.m. PDT
Examine where racism has been built into the sciences.
CLOSED Thursday, November 26, 2020
The Exploratorium will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2020, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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