Adult, Child, or Youth or Senior General Admission at California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences Golden Gate Park

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Customer Reviews

858 Ratings

It was a lot of fun their is so many things to see and do definitely recommend going parking is terribale so please plan ahead
Dewayne J. · September 20, 2017
The exhibits were great, esp the roof top and earthquake simulator. Appreciated that they left some of the remnants of the old Academy for those of us that use to go when we were young!
Julie L. · September 19, 2017
The Groupon rate was the same as paying at the door. They are only promoting their business. It was fun and educational but if your looking for a deal you will have to look somewhere else.
Kathryn V. · August 23, 2017

What You'll Get


Choose from Three Options

  • $25.95 for one child (ages 4–11) general admission
  • $30.95 for one youth (ages 12-17) or senior general admission
  • $35.95 for one adult (ages 18-64) general admission

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 9 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Must redeem voucher by expiration date listed on voucher. After the voucher is redeemed for a ticket, the California Academy of Sciences ticketing policy will apply: No refunds or exchanges for lost or stolen vouchers. Tickets are only valid one year after redemption. Vouchers not needed on Free Days: 2/26/17 and 6/4/17. Last entrance is 4 p.m. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About California Academy of Sciences


The California Academy of Sciences, based in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, is home to a world-class aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum—all under one roof. Inside one of the greenest museums in the world, visitors find treasures that can only be seen at the Academy: step inside a 90-foot rainforest dome to travel from forest floor to tree-top canopy, see what lives in the mysterious dark depths of the ocean, travel the known universe in one of the most technologically advanced planetariums, and learn why the Academy is a renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring, explaining, and sustaining life on earth.

  • Size: There is a lot happening under the 2.5-acre living roof: walk past the massive T. Rex skeleton to see the 40,000 animals living in the aquarium, and check out the 90-foot glass dome rainforest, the 87-foot long blue whale skeleton, and more.
  • Crown Jewel: The four-story rainforest with its free-flying birds and butterflies, exotic reptiles, amphibians, golden silk orb-weaver spiders, and enormous Amazonian fish.
  • Eye Catcher: Claude, the beloved albino alligator. Catch one of the regularly-scheduled presentations to learn what it really means to be an albino alligator, and what swamp life is like for American alligators today.
  • Hands-On Exhibits: Touch sea urchins in a discovery tidepool, and explore hundreds of specimens in the Naturalist Center.
  • Don't Miss: Our colony of African Penguin as they waddle, splash, and socialize with each other.
  • Planetarium: Experience the cosmos up front as the 75-foot dome displays one of the most accurate digital universes ever created. Planetarium show tickets are included in the price of admission and can be reserved at the planetarium kiosk.
  • Free with Daily Admission: Coral Reef Dive, Ssssnake Encounter, Quest for Curiosities, Swamp Discovery, and more. Check out the daily calendar on the Academy website to see the schedule.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.