The San Francisco Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception. It’s great for kids of all ages and helps teach them how the world works. You’ll find online interactives, web features, activities, programs and events at the Exploratorium. There’s literally hundreds of exhibits to explore. You really need to set aside the whole day for this visit. Before you visit though, here are some tips for saving money on your admission to the Exploratorium. You will also find the latest available coupons for the Exploratorium as well.
Discounts & Exploratorium Coupons
- If you are a resident of the San Francisco Bay area you can actually save $5 off your admission to the Exploratorium.
- Get the San Francisco CityPass. You can save up to 42% off your admission to the top 4 attractions in the San Francisco Bay area including your admission to the Exploratorium.
- Get the Go San Francisco Card. With this card you can save 40% on your admissions to over 46 attractions in the San Francisco area including the Exploratorium. These cards are available as 1,2,3,5, or 7 day cards.
- Check out the Bay City Guide. At last check they had Exploratorium coupons good for a $2 off admission.
- If you are a member of AAA, stop by the pier and get a voucher for free parking. (2 hours) Just present your AAA membership ID for the parking voucher.
- If you are a senior be sure to mention this and you will get $6 off your admission to the Exploratorium.
- If you are a teacher you can also get a $6 discount on your admission when you show your teacher’s ID.
- If you are a student you can get a $6 discount on your admission as well when you show a valid student ID.
- Check the calendar because there are free admission days throughout the year for Engineering Day, Founder’s Day, Groundhog Day, Pi Day, and Mother’s Day.
- If you are purchasing your tickets online then be sure to check for promo codes. You should notice a promo code box at the bottom left of the checkout page. Enter the coupon here and then click apply. You should see the discount appear right above. Enter the promo code TOURISM to get $2 off your ticket.
- Be sure to follow the Exploratorium on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus. They will keep you informed of the latest news, updates, and promotions.
San Francisco Vacation Packages
Check with the local hotels in San Francisco. Many of them offer free admission or Exploratorium coupons for discount admission with your stay. The Country Hearth Inn, Hilton, Buena Vista Motor Inn, Orchard Hotel, Comfort Inn, Best Western, and Westin all offer Exploratorium vacation packages.
Hours of operation are 10 am – 5 pm, Tuesday – Sunday. The Exploratorium is closed on Mondays. Be sure to check the calendar for special events too. Groups and parties are welcome but they do ask that you call for reservations for any group of 10 or more.