Gallery: San Francisco’s Exploratorium Reopens as the Country’s Biggest...

The Exploratorium, one of San Francisco's most beloved museums, opens its doors today in a new waterfront location, marking the completion of one of the world's greenest museums. In September, the Exploratorium announced that it would move from its longtime home at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts to Piers 15 and 17, along the Embarcadero. The new energy-efficient building features 5,874 solar panels on its roof and a bay water heating and cooling system that will be used to regulate the museum's interior temperature. And visitors are sure to enjoy the the 1.5 acres of outdoor space that are open to the public and include free outdoor exhibits.

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