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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, September 19

Exploratorium After Dark: Transportation Revolution | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Transportation Revolution | Pier 15
How has transportation evolved over time, and how does this evolution move toward generating a sustainable transportation ecology? Join us to learn more about how transit technology has advanced to respond to both current and anticipated future needs. From insight into the mechanics of self-driving ...

Thursday, September 26

Exploratorium After Dark: Nature’s Cabaret | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Nature's Cabaret | Pier 15
They say all the world’s a stage—and here, you can enter nature’s cabaret and encounter the high drama of nature. From mating dances to glorious bird songs, from horror stories of hunting and the elation of birth to the mysteries of perplexing landscapes, indulge in ...

Thursday, October 3

Exploratorium After Dark: Cells to Self | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Cells to Self | Pier 15
After Dark: Cells to Self How are you shaped by the genes you’re born with, and by your environment? How do your body’s trillions of cells work together to create a human self? At our brand-new exhibit collection, Cells to Self, you can use microscopes, digital ...

Thursday, October 10

Exploratorium After Dark: Future Foods | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Future Foods | Pier 15
If we are what we eat, what will we be in the future? From plant-based proteins to food-delivery systems to the integration of robotics and technology in food production—and even serving—the landscape of what and how we eat is changing rapidly. Explore what’s new in ...

Thursday, October 24

Exploratorium After Dark: It’s Alive | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: It's Alive | Pier 15
Life comes at you fast—but sometimes it’s hard to observe, because it’s too tiny or speedy or is hidden underground, or is deep in the ocean. Discover what you’ve been missing: use scientific tools to investigate living things of all different sizes, the ecosystems they ...

Thursday, October 31

Exploratorium After Dark: Halloween | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Halloween | Pier 15
It’s no trick—just a refreshingly nerdy Halloween treat. Join us for a night filled with fun and spooky Bay Area favorites: Nerd Nite, Awesome Orchestra, and Odd Salon will be teaming up with Exploratorium scientists for an utterly eerie evening. Costumes highly encouraged.

Thursday, December 5

Exploratorium After Dark: Glow | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Glow | Pier 15
Keep the early dark of this winter’s night at bay with light, color, and warmth. Excite your atoms at Glow, our annual festival of ebullient lights and subtle glows celebrating the close of the year. Bask in the mesmerizing gleams of special installations and kinetic ...

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