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Tinker til you drop at San Francisco’s Exploratorium

Exploratorium entrance
Step right into the Tinkering Studio at San Francisco’s Exploratorium where you can tinker until you make lights go on and buzzers sound, make music on a musical bench or create a toothpick sculpture, inspired by the giant toothpick sculpture “Rolling Through the Bay.” more
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San Francisco’s North Beach: a fun area for family touring

North Beach area of San Francisco
North Beach, of course, is not a beach but a famous San Francisco neighborhood first settled by Italian fisherman and laborers in the early years of the 20th century. more
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Children’s Creativity Museum: A San Francisco family treat

At the Children's Creativity Museum in San Francisco
The Children’s Creativity Museum in downtown San Francisco right at Yerba Buena Gardens, is unlike any children’s museum I’ve ever seen. For one thing, it appeals to all ages. more
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At the Tonga Room in SF, fun dining for families

Band on Boat in Tonga Room
The Tonga Room and Hurricane Bar has been a San Francisco fixture since 1945, famous for its tropical drinks and band that floats up and down the water on a thatched-covered barge more
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A new way with kids menus at San Francisco’s Exploratorium

Seaglass Restaurant at the Exploratorium
At the SEAGLASS restaurant in San Francisco's Exploratorium, families and kids step out of their comfort zone to eat healthier and what is in season. more
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San Francisco Museum Offers Families Free Admission today

Celebrate Groundhog Day with a free visit to San Francisco’s Exploratorium! The museum is offering complimentary admission to all visitors as part of its Free Access Program. The Exploratorium is a 600-exhibit learning laboratory offering interactive experiences in areas like biology, physics, social behavior, and the environment. more
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Children’s Author to Read at SF Exploratorium

Families with children ages 13 and under are invited to join author and illustrator J. Otto Seibold for an afternoon of storytelling at the Exploratorium in San Francisco to read from his new children’s book, Lost Sloth. The event will begin at 2 P.M Sunday, November 10. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. more
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San Francisco Value Guide offers values to family travelers

The San Francisco Value Guide is a collection of 48 special offers and deals from hotels, restaurants, retailers, museums, tours, transportation and companies, which is available free at the San Francisco Visitor Center. more
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First Fog Festival coming soon to SF’s Exploratorium

If you’re in the San Francisco area, don’t miss your chance to learn about the ever-changing nature of fog and explore the science behind one of the city’s most salient meteorological phenomena. The Exploratorium’s first-ever Fog Festival is from noon to 5 pm on Saturday, September 28, 2013. more
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Special family fireworks viewing cruises in SF Bay tonight

Happy July Fourth! If you’re in the San Francisco area, chances are you’re looking forward to the City’s annual Fourth of July Fireworks show on the Bay. The Historic Red and White Fleet is featuring specialty viewing cruises on its historic ferries in Fisherman’s Wharf. more
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