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Exploratorium After Dark | Pier 15
Feed your head every Thursday night at After Dark at the Exploratorium. Savor unique, thought-provoking series for adults—plus, grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, play with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, crawl through their pitch-black Tactile Dome, and explore.
Exploratorium After Dark
Thursday Nights | 6-10 pm
Exploratorium, Pier 15
$19.95 Adv/Door – Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
Adults Only (18+)
Cost update – As of 10/1/18 advanced ticket prices rose from $17.95 to $19.95
Adult tickets to the Exploratorium are nomally $29.95 so After Dark is $10 off.
Thursday, January 23
Exploratorium After Dark: Flights of Fancy | Pier 15
As Curious Contraptions, our winter exhibition, comes to a close, get on board with its fetching and whimsical take on transportation. From bewitching bicycles to astounding aviation to crazy cars, take a look at the art, science, and storytelling behind bewildering and transcendent modes of ...
Thursday, January 30
Exploratorium After Dark: Radioactivity | Pier 15
What’s going on inside the nucleus of an atom, and why does it spit out radiation? Did you know that you’re exposed to radioactivity every day? Get the facts about this somewhat controversial topic with scientific raconteur Ron Hipschman.
Thursday, February 6
Exploratorium After Dark: Science of Light | Pier 15
Watch science come to light at After Dark. Light brings energy and color to our world, and photonics is the study of how it’s generated and the varied ways it can be modulated, amplified, and detected. Learn about industrial applications through LASER and fiber optics ...
Thursday, February 13
Exploratorium After Dark: Sexplorations | Pier 15
Sex involves the transfer of genetic information that has resulted in evolution and specialization—and one of the hottest evenings in town, scientifically speaking. Discover some surprising ways that sperm and eggs come together. And, on this eve of Valentine’s Day, taste the classic aphrodisiac—oysters—at Pairings.
Thursday, February 20
Exploratorium After Dark: It’s Elemental! | Pier 15
Come be in your elements with Exploratorium host and scientific raconteur Ron Hipschman. Follow tales of intrigue and invention, join in dynamic demonstrations, and uncover fascinating connections between individual elements and our collective human experience. This week, learn about Earth’s rarest nonradioactive metal, rhodium, which ...
Thursday, February 27
Exploratorium After Dark: Wired World | Pier 15
In a world that’s wired, how much data is being collected, and how much of that data is useful? In light of California’s recently enacted, groundbreaking law around data and privacy, pause to consider the implications of both the law and all the data we ...