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

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In a Nutshell

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

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. 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. Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Day. Not valid on Blackout Dates: February 22, June 7, 2015. Last entrance is 4:30pm. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $24.95 for one child (ages 4–11) general admission
  • $29.95 for one youth (ages 12–17) general admission
  • $34.95 for one adult general admission

California Academy of Sciences

An entire universe lives and breathes within the California Academy of Sciences, where a single living roof covers an aquarium, a planetarium, a rainforest, a natural history museum, and more. Yet if you glanced at the building in Golden Gate Park, it would be easy to miss the Academy entirely. That's because hills and fields cover 87 percent of its living rooftop, which gives a home to local wildlife, keeps the academy green, and upholds its mission to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth.

  • Size: 40,000 animals live in the aquarium, the Rainforest - a 90-foot glass dome open-air rainforest, and the museum houses both an 87-foot long blue whale skeleton and a massive T. rex—and that's still just a small part of the story
  • Crown Jewel: Green hills and fields cover 87% of the rooftop to create the Living Roof, a home for local wildlife
  • Eye Catcher: A giant window looks in on the Philippine Coral Reef's 212,000-gallon tank filled with live coral and over 2,000 colorful fish
  • Hands-On Exhibits: Touch sea urchins in a Discovery Tidepool and feel the Great San Francisco quake of 1906 inside the Shake House
  • Don't Miss: The Naturalist Center, where you can explore hundreds of specimens such as a foot-long mammoth tooth
  • Planetarium: Experience the cosmos like never before when the planetarium premieres "Habitat Earth" on January 16th, a show about biodiversity on Earth
  • Free with Daily Admission: Coral Reef Dive, Ssssnake Encounter, Quest for Curiosities, Swamp Discovery, and more

Customer Reviews

Fun day to let the kids explore.
Linda C. · a day ago
Visited the Academy about a month ago. It was great. Took my grandsons and enjoyed all the exhibits. They learned a lot besides what they already knew. We are planing another visit the end of February. It is kept up well.
Denise D. · February 18, 2017
had the best time. we were entertained the entire day & so much learning for all ages
Carol K. · February 17, 2017
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    Golden Gate Park

    55 Music Concourse Drive

    San Francisco, CA 94118


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