Skip The Line Exploratorium Admission: Thursday Evening Happy Hour - San Francisco

Per Person
Risk Free

You can cancel later upto 2 days in advance, so lock in this price today.

Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Departure Time :
    Thursdays 6pm–10pm
  • Departure Details :
    Pier 15
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Things Look Different After Dark.See for Yourself. Thursdays After Dark.6-10pm every Thursday night at the Exploratorium. Adults-only (18+).Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art and science. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in everything from a pitch-black dome, to a fog bridge, large-scale kaleidoscope, dazzling light displays, mind-bending mirrors and more. Or savor adults-only programming: featuring unique guest speakers, great music, cutting-edge films and one-of-a-kind activities. It'll change how you think about the world around you. But don't take our word for itsee for yourself.The Exploratorium is located at Pier 15 onSan Francisco'sEmbarcadero just minutes away from the Embarcadero BART Station, Pier 39 and the Ferry Building.With mobile tickets, skip the line and simply scan your phone for direct entry in the Exploratorium!


  • All entrance fees included

Know More about this tour

Expand your mind by exploring the hundreds of interactive machines, contraptions and artworks at San Franciscos Exploratorium, a quick 10-minute walk from the Ferry Building and a 15-minute walk from Fishermans Wharf. Head down on any Thursday at 6pm for the wildly popular After Dark event, when the museum stays open until 10pm for a full evening of adults indulging their curiosity about science and art. Each night revolves around a different theme. The Exploratorium is an intellectual playground for adults part art gallery, part museum, part laboratory with a dash of party thrown in the mix.
Work your way through diverse exhibits that explore cutting-edge technology, while a DJ spins music. Sip on cocktails (own expense) as you mingle with people and discuss the thought-provoking displays. Watch new exhibits be crafted right before your eyes in the Machine Shop and get hands-on experience in the expanded Tinkering Studio. The particular installations and performances vary each evening, but all attract a crowd as diverse as the exhibits, from scientists to musicians to fashion designers and computer programmers.
Learn about how people interpret their surroundings in the West Gallery and dont miss the installations that surround the beautiful waterfront building and form the Outdoor Gallery. Examine life at different scales, from tiny microbes to interconnected ecosystems, in the East Gallery. Then indulge in tasty appetizers and take in the spectacular bay view through the floor-to-ceiling windows at the SeaGlass Restaurant (own expense), a perfect way to cap off the evening.


  • Skip the line evening admission to the Exploratorium


  • Regular daytime admission to the Exploratorium
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ages 18 years and older only

Coin-operated lockers are located just past ticketing and the Info desk

Guide dogs and other certified assistance animals are welcome

Wheelchair accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs are available for loan, free of charge, at the Info Desk on a first-come first-serve basis