The Exploratorium is dedicated to expanding access to all by providing free and low-cost admission opportunities throughout the year. Learn more about how we partner with organizations around the Bay Area to provide access to teachers, students, families, and more.
All visitors can pay-what-you-wish on our yearly Community Days, when museum entry is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Community Pi Day (Wednesday, March 14, 2018)
Community Mother's Day (Sunday, May 13, 2018)
Community Night (Friday, July 13, 2018 • 5:00–9:00 p.m.)
Community Day (Saturday, September 22, 2018)
Community Day (Sunday, October 21, 2018)
Museums for All: Free Admission for EBT Cardholders
The Exploratorium offers free admission to EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) cardholders and their families, up to four visitors per card. Simply show your EBT card and a photo ID at Ticketing when you arrive.