Housed within the Palace of Fine Arts, the Exploratorium is a world-renowned museum and educational center with hundreds of exhibits on science, art, and human perception. Founded in 1969 by Dr. Frank Oppenheimer, the Exploratorium's mission is "to create a culture of learning through innovative environments, programs, and tools that help people nurture their curiosity about the world around them."
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The U.S. Army maintained a post at the Presidio for nearly 150 years. The Presidio's garrison included troops from all major combat arms: infantry, cavalry, and artillery.