Address: Piers 15/17, San Francisco, US
Those looking for an alternative afternoon with the kids should check out The Exploratorium at Pier 15. Founded by Dr. Frank Oppenheimer in 1969, the ever-expanding museum is always adding new exhibits and educational programs for kids and young adults. Covering a wide range of scientific topics, The Exploratorium offers exhibitions on everything from the human body to the earth, so each young one is sure to be intrigued during every visit. Save this venture for a rainy day when you need to get out of the house—you will not be disappointed.