Due to health precautions regarding COVID-19, The Academy is closed to the public until further notice. Please check the CAS website for updates
When & Where:
Monday - Saturday; 9:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday; 11:00am - 5:00pm
*Last entry one hour before closing
California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118
Check the Daily Calendar
for information on planetarium shows, animal feedings, and other exciting programs.
Come curious, leave connected! Explore an Aquarium, Rainforest, Planetarium, and Natural History Museum all in one day at the California Academy of Sciences. Meet Claude the Albino Alligator, hang out with the African Penguin colony, and the 38,000 other live animals. Designed by award-winning architect Renzo Piano, located in the center of beautiful Golden Gate Park, the Academy will inspire lifelong curiosity for the natural world as you experience the depths of a Philippine coral reef, climb into the canopy of a Costa Rican rainforest and fly to the outer reaches of the Universe. Let the experience begin!
- Last entry one hour before closing
- Not valid on Blackout Dates
- The Academy is open every day of the year, including all federal holidays