After Dark

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Start Date: 2018-08-16
End Date: 2018-08-16
Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Phone: (415) 528-4646

Location: The Exploratorium, Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green Street), San Francisco 94111, United States

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Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science at our adults-only After Dark. Grab your friends and a drink and get immersed in mind-bending experiences and unique, thought-provoking programs.

Tactile Dome:
$10; purchase tickets onsite at the Information Desk
6:15–10:00 p.m.
Osher Gallery 1

Take an excursion through total darkness in our Tactile Dome. Crawl, slide, and bump your way through the pitch-dark Dome using your sense of touch as your only guide through its chambers and mazes.

Please Note: Due to the nature of this experience, certain restrictions apply. Guests who are afraid of the dark; claustrophobic; have back, neck, or knee injuries; or are in their third trimester of pregnancy should not participate. Guests wearing casts are prohibited. Also, please wear comfortable clothes.

Learn more about the Tactile Dome.

Explainer Demonstrations:
6:00–9:45 unless noted
Various locations throughout the museum

Drawing Board:
Ticketing at 6:00 p.m., first come, first served
Osher Gallery 1

Draw hypnotically flowing patterns with a swinging table, and watch friction cause the patterns to slowly shrink along a spiral path. Pick up a ticket to reserve your spot in line for this popular activity.

Speaker Dissection:
Bechtel Gallery 3

Tune in to surrounding sounds by experimenting with strings and vibrations, and use electromagnets to build a basic speaker. Learn how to listen with your bones, and explore the workings of the inner ear.

Cow Eye or Flower Dissection (alternating):
Gallery 4

Do cows see color? How does a lens work? Examine the intricate structure of a cow eye to learn about similar structures in our own eyes, as well as some key differences.

Stigma, stamen, pistil, anther, style: Uncover the beautiful architecture of flower anatomy, and gather some surprising strategies that plants use to reproduce.

Magic Demonstration:
Osher Gallery 1

Category: Arts | Visual Arts | Museum.

Exhibitions | Other,
Arts | Visual Arts.


Tickets at the door. Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis until we reach capacity. (Ages 18+) : USD 19.95,
After Dark (Online 10% off presale ends at 5:00 p.m. every Thursday) – Agest 18+ : USD 17.95,
General Daytime members (Ages 18+) : USD 14.95,
After Dark members. $10 add-on ticket for Tactile Dome available for purchase on-site only. : USD 0.00.


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