Attractions in San Francisco | California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences is a can’t-miss Attraction in San Francisco for anyone who enjoys educational, hands-on exhibits.
The California Academy of Sciences is a popular Attraction in San Francisco that has something to interest visitors of all ages.
About the California Academy of Sciences:
A visit to the California Academy of Sciences is like visiting several Attractions in San Francisco at once. With just 1 admission ticket, you will have access to a natural history museum, a planetarium, an aquarium, a 4-story rainforest, and much more.
Located in Golden Gate Park, this San Francisco Attraction is home to more than 40,000 live animals, and you will have the chance to learn about these creatures as well as what you can do to protect their natural habitats. Events, such as Operation Whale Rescue, and Ssssnake Encounter, offer a more in-depth look at some of the animals the staff at the California Academy of Sciences work to protect.
Some of the popular exhibits at the California Academy of Sciences are:
- California Coast
- Human Odyssey
- Philippine Coral Reef
- Evolving Traditions
- Tusher African Hall
- The Swamp
- Project Lab
Fun hands-on exhibits, such as Discovery Tidepool, Early Explorers Cove, and the Naturalist Center are other highlights of a visit to this Attraction in San Francisco. Check the Attraction’s website as you plan your visit, so you can learn about upcoming special events. Some of the Events are lectures, classes, and overnight events.
For an additional fee, you can enjoy special experiences such as the Penguins & Pajamas Sleepover, NightLife (for visitors 21 and older), and interesting behind-the-scenes tours. Some of the lectures also require an additional fee.
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Monday through Saturday – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ages 12 to 17 - $29.95
Ages 4 to 11 - $24.95