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City: San Francisco 

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Directions to and from Exploratorium

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Historic streetcar

F-Market & Wharves line has stops along the Embarcadero at:

  • Embarcadero & Broadway Line - E-Embarcadero, F-Market & WharvesEmbarcadero & Green Line - E-Embarcadero, F-Market & WharvesEmbarcadero & Greenwich Line - E-Embarcadero, F-Market & Wharves

The streetcar line continues south to the Ferry Building and downtown on Market Street. E-Embarcadero line provides special event service to Caltrain.


The Ferry Building (with service to Oakland, Alameda, Larkspur, Vallejo) is less than 1/2 mile south of The Exploratorium.

BART, Muni Metro

The nearest stop for BART and Muni Metro is the Embarcadero Station, slightly more than 1/2 mile (9 blocks) south of the Exploratorium. F-Market & Wharves historic streetcar also provides connection between BART/Muni Metro and Exploratorium.


Bus stops are located within a few blocks from the museum:

Overnight sleeper bus: San Francisco - Santa Monica

Golden Gate Transit
Mill Valley (E Blithedale and Tower) - San Francisco
Kentfield (College of Marin) - San Francisco
Sleepy Hollow/San Anselmo - San Francisco
Novato - San Francisco
Santa Rosa - San Francisco via Rohnert Park and Cotati

All-nighter: San Francisco Zoo - Fisherman's Wharf
(Shortened due to COVID-19) Pacific Community Shuttle: Sansome & Sutter - Pacific and Van Ness