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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, July 18
Exploratorium After Dark: Lunar Lore | Pier 15
What stories do we see in the night sky? People have long told stories about the moon and spun explanations for they way it moves and how our view of it changes. At After Dark: Lunar Lore, learn more about the science behind our night ...
Thursday, July 25
Exploratorium After Dark: Out of This World | Pier 15
The most distant human-made object is over 13 billion miles from Earth…and counting. Reach out of our atmosphere, toward the edges of our universe, and explore the current frontiers of extraterrestrial knowledge. From the search for life to theoretical models of the future universe, discover ...
Thursday, August 1
Exploratorium After Dark: Beer | Pier 15
How do water, yeast, grains, and hops combine to make such wonderfully different adult beverages? Come learn about each of these ingredients and get some insight into why San Francisco has been brewing beer since before the Gold Rush and why it continues to be ...
Thursday, August 8
Exploratorium After Dark: LASERs | Pier 15
Everyone knows that Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation puts on a good show, but what else can it do? This 60-year-old technology started out as “a solution looking for a problem,” but it continues to enable scientific breakthroughs in communication, medicine, and observations ...
Thursday, August 15
Exploratorium After Dark: By the Sea | Pier 15
Oh buoy! San Francisco has an undeniable connection to the ocean. Our local ocean makes for fascinating ecosystems and special maritime economies. Come down to our historic pier and learn what it means to be in, on, and around the beautiful Pacific.
Thursday, August 29
Exploratorium After Dark: Bottom of the 9th | Pier 15
Do you know the science behind America’s national pastime? Why is a ball stitched, what’s inside, and how does its makeup affect the physics of throwing the ball? How does a pitcher throw a curveball or a knuckleball, and how can a ball be either ...
Thursday, September 5
Exploratorium After Dark: Remix | Pier 15
Transforming, re-imagining, re-assembling, re-thinking, changing, combining: they’re all part of the art of the remix. Access your inner DJ, play around with mixing up all kinds of art, experience music that’s been rearranged, and discover remixed advances in science at After Dark: Remix.
Thursday, September 26
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 ...