California Academy of Sciences


Explore an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum—all under one living roof in Golden Gate Park. A four-story living rainforest and awe-inspiring coral reef ecosystem will delight visitors of all ages, while immersive planetarium shows will transport you through space and time for a new perspective on our planet. A variety of programs—from penguin feedings and conversations with real scientists to hands-on programs just for kids—offer a wealth of opportunities to dive deeper.

 

New Planetarium Show: Dark Universe

An exhilarating voyage through the known and unknown, Dark Universe plunges audiences into two of today’s biggest cosmic mysteries—dark matter and dark energy...more

Human Odyssey at California Academy of Sciences

Human Odyssey — Now Open

Did you know that humans almost went extinct 90,000 to 70,000 years ago? Learn about that close call, and the milestones which dot our species’ evolutionary history as you explore the origins of humanity....more

NightLife at the Academy

Every Thursday night, the California Academy of Sciences opens its doors from 6-10 p.m. for NightLife, an opportunity for adults to explore the museum in a whole new light. ...more


49 Seconds of the California Academy of Sciences (video)

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