Tomorrow, the Exploratorium in San Francisco opens its doors in a new location at Pier 15.
Look how incredibly awesome the new building is going to be.
Because it isn’t yet open, no science tourists have been there yet, but it’s a good time to look back at both the old venue and some of the Exploratorium’s online ventures.
I visited the old location, at the Palace of the Fine Arts, in 2008, but I had virtually met the museum before that.
For a few years, the Exploratorium website listed a selection of interesting science websites. They put up a new list once every while, and yours truly once made the list! Easternblot.net was one of the “ten cool sites” on the Exploratorium website in June 2007! (That was when I updated it much more often…)
Proof from the WayBackMachine!
So when I visited in 2008, I knew I would like the museum, because the museum liked me! And indeed, I saw some cool stuff there: