San Francisco


Newly reopened in 2013 in a dramatic new setting on the historic San Francisco waterfront, the Exploratorium has been a premier museum of science, art, and human perception for more than forty years.

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Enjoy breathtaking views of the city and bay area, from both the Observatory Gallery and adjacent Terrace, along with large picture windows in the East Gallery.

Whether you’re looking to host an intimate seated dinner or a large standing reception, the Exploratorium offers options for weddings ranging from just a few dozen to hundreds of guests. The museum can be rented as a whole or by individual galleries, each of which a variety of different hands-on-exhibits that explore everything from physics and natural phenomena to human arts and culture.

A “green” wedding venue, the newly constructed building has a LEED-Platinum status and zero net-energy goals.

Global Gourmet Catering is proud to be a preferred wedding caterer for the San Francisco Exploratorium!

What We Love About This Venue
The interactive exhibits in this science-based museum create built-in entertainment for wedding guests. Located at Pier 15, it is also a great location for taking photographs before entering your reception.

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