City: San Francisco
F-Market & Wharves line has stops along the Embarcadero at:
- Embarcadero & Broadway Line - F-Market & Wharves, E-Embarcadero, Embarcadero & Green Line - F-Market & Wharves, E-Embarcadero, Embarcadero & Greenwich Line - F-Market & Wharves, E-Embarcadero
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 - Muni
Bus stops are located within a few blocks from the museum:
10 Townsend: SF General Hospital - Jackson & Fillmore via Downtown
12 Folsom: Mission and 26th St - Pacific and Van Ness
30X Marina Express: The Marina (Beach and Divisadero) - Downtown
41 Union: Lyon and Greenwich - Downtown
82X Levi Plaza Express: 4th & King Caltrain - Levi Plaza (Sansome and Filbert)
Golden Gate Transit (to/from North Bay) - weekday service only: 2 2 - Marin Headlands (Donahue and Sherwood Dr) - San Francisco, 4 4 - Mill Valley (E Blithedale and Tower) - San Francisco, 8 8 - Tiburon - San Francisco, 18 18 - Kentfield (College of Marin) - San Francisco, 24 24 - Lagunitas/Manor - San Francisco, 27 27 - Sleepy Hollow/San Anselmo - San Francisco, 38 38 - Terra Linda (Del Ganado and Freitas) - San Francisco, 44 44 - Lucas Valley and Marinwood - San Francisco, 54 54 - Novato - San Francisco, 58 58 - Novato - Hamilton - San Francisco, 72 72 - Santa Rosa - San Francisco via Rohnert Park and Cotati, 74 74 - Petaluma - San Francisco, 76 76 - East Petaluma - San Francisco