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California Academy of Sciences

55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco

Single-Day General-Admission Ticket for One Adult, Senior, Student, or Youth to California Academy of Sciences.

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Visitors explore a four-story living rainforest, a planetarium with a 75-foot dome, a moving earthquake exhibit, a living roof, and more

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1 ratings1 reviews
May 15, 2021
It was so amazing! Found this late night and me and my best friend had a blast the next day!
1 ratings1 reviews
April 4, 2021
Amazing experience
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65 ratings27 reviews
March 18, 2020
VarunKumarReddytop reviewer
7 ratings6 reviews
March 11, 2020
It’s nice
Jontop reviewer
98 ratings76 reviews
March 7, 2020
Awesome place with great stuff
4 ratings2 reviews
February 24, 2020
Good, clean, big. Friendly staff, easy access. My kids enjoyed it. You can bring a lunch to eat in the patio, you can rent a stroller for free and they allow in and out. Parking was a little packed so I’d say don’t leave right at the end.
6 ratings3 reviews
February 17, 2020
Great place for a family day! Parking garage is crazy, so go early to beat the traffic!
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February 17, 2020
A great place to spend your day, honestly the best thing we did. The universe exploration was mind blowing!
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  • Admission to the Museum
  • Free admission for children ages 2 and under
  • Senior or student must present an ID proof

  • Reservations are required for the planetarium, rainforest, and Shake House earthquake simulator. When you get to the Academy, keep an eye out for lobby signage with a scannable QR code and follow the onsite instructions to select the party size (maximum of 8) and book your desired time. Please be sure to arrive on time as we may not be able to accommodate latecomers.

  • Please note that the capacity for Planetarium is extremely limited. Planetarium shows may not be appropriate for children under 7, and we regret that we cannot permit any child under 4.

  • Click here to view the schedule
  • Health and safety regulations:
    • All staff members and guests ages 3 and up are required to wear masks indoor and outdoor at all times
    • Guests are required to consult health self-screening questions prior to their scheduled visit
    • Visitors are required to keep a distance of a minimum 6 ft between their party and other guests
    • Guests are required to follow directional signage, floor decals, and staff instructions
    • View health and safety FAQ

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Voucher cannot be used the same day as purchase. Online reservations are required via the merchant’s website after purchasing the voucher. No entry without advance reservation. Original vouchers must be presented upon entry. Entry to all exhibits is not guaranteed. No refunds or exchanges for lost or stolen vouchers. Must redeem the voucher by the expiration date listed. Valid for one year from redemption. Due to capacity limits The Planetarium, Osher Rainforest, and the Shake House earthquake simulator (located in Giants of Land and Seas) require onsite reservations via QR Code and are subject to availability. Capacity for Planetarium is extremely limited. Planetarium shows are not valid for those under 4 years of age and may not be appropriate for children under 7. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed voucher price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.

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 living roof. Inside one of the greenest museums in the world, visitors find exhibits and experiences that can only be seen at the Academy: including 40,000 animals living in the aquarium and live penguins in African Hall, and new exhibits throughout the year.

  • 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 Steinhart Aquarium, one of most biologically diverse and interactive aquariums on earth. Home to 40,000 living animals.
  • Eye Catcher: Claude, the beloved albino alligator sitting on his rock in the Swamp exhibit.
  • Giants of Land and Sea: Experience Northern California's natural wonders hands-on: guests feel their way through an immersive fog room, try to hold their balance in an earthquake room, virtually climb the top of a towering redwood tree, and examine several native specimens and fossils.
  • Don't Miss: Our colony of African Penguin as they waddle, splash, and socialize with each other.
  • Venom: Fangs, Stingrays, and Spines. Learn how scientists are studying venom to harness compounds that could hold the key to curing human disease in our newest exhibit.
  • New Exhibit: Sharks opening May 28, 2021, through January 23, 2022. Don't miss this traveling exhibition created by Grande Experiences. Learn about one of the most awe-inspiring and misunderstood creatures on the planet and the critical role sharks play in ocean ecosystems around the globe.