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Exploratorium Open Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2013 10 am-5 pm

For Immediate Release:
May 08, 2013

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Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367

Exploratorium Open Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2013 10 am-5 pm

Visit More Exploratorium Than Ever Before During Special Monday Holiday Hours

The Exploratorium, newly opened at its new Pier 15 home, will be open to the public for Special Monday holiday hours on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013, from 10 am until 5 pm. 

There is now more Exploratorium than ever before for Bay Area residents to enjoy.  The Exploratorium at Pier 15 features three times the space of its old home –with exhibits inside and out—including the new Remote Rains, where visitors can dial up their own rainstorm, controlling raindrop size and frequency.  It is just one of over 150 new exhibits available. And with three times the space, there is no waiting and no frustration –with plenty of new and old favorite Exploratorium exhibits to enjoy.

The Exploratorium is regularly open from Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm; Wednesday, 10am-5pm and Thursday evenings, 6-10pm for adults (18+ only).

Hours of Operation & New Evening Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm;  every Thursday evening adults only (ages 18 and up) 6pm-10pm.

$29 for adults, with lower rates for SF Bay Area residents, youth, seniors, students, teachers and the disabled. Tickets available at the door and advance tickets available online at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/tickets.

Getting Here
The Exploratorium is easily accessible by public transit. Convenient parking is available nearby. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit/location-directions

About the Exploratorium
The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, students, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 180 million people annually from around the globe. On April 17, 2013, the Exploratorium opened at Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's Embarcadero, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit.

Pier 15
San Francisco
California 94111
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Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367