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Discover the wonders of the universe at the California Academy of Sciences. Spend the day exploring a number of fascinating world-class exhibits and galleries at your own pace.

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Visit the grand California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park and get ready for a wonderfully educational day of discovery and exploration. This museum is one-of-a-kind in that it houses an aquarium, planetarium and natural history museum all under one roof! Bursting with life, explore its many galleries and interactive exhibits from indoor rainforests and coral reef systems to wildflower gardens and even a touch-tank to learn about various tide pool creatures like abalone, starfish and more. A day at the California Academy of Sciences is great fun for the whole family.
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Adult (Age 18-64)
USD 35.95
USD 35.95
Child (Age 3-17)
USD 28.04
USD 28.04
Senior (Age 65 & over)
USD 31.28
USD 31.28
Student (Age 18 & over)
USD 31.28
USD 31.28
Infant (Age 0-2)
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Adult (Age 18-64)
from USD 35.95
from USD 35.95
Child (Age 3-17)
from USD 28.04
from USD 28.04
Senior (Age 65 & over)
from USD 31.28
from USD 31.28
Student (Age 18 & over)
from USD 31.28
from USD 31.28
Infant (Age 0-2)
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free
GE Tax included
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: General admission
Package detail / Schedule
Location, direction and description
Itinerary
Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 09:30 to 17:00
Sunday: 11:00 to 17:00
Last entry at 16:00

Holiday Hours of Operation
Thanksgiving Day: 10:00 to 15:00
Last entry at 14:00

Christmas Eve: 9:30 to 17:00
Last entry at 16:00

Christmas Day: 11:00 to 17:00
Last entry at 16:00

New Year's Eve: 9:30 to 17:00
Last entry at 16:00

New Year's Day: 9:30 to 17:00
Last entry at 16:00

Open daily, 365 days a year.

Rainforest Exhibit Closed Dates
January 22-24, 2019
May 8-9, 2019
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Location, direction and description
Public Transport Directions:

The N-Judah Muni Metro Streetcar, which is wheelchair-accessible, stops at 9th Avenue and Irving Street. To reach the Academy, travel north on 9th Avenue into Golden Gate Park. 9th Avenue becomes Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd & continue until you reach Music Concourse Drive, then turn right & continue to the Academy's entrance.

The #44-O'Shaughnessy bus stops across from the Academy at the Music Concourse on Tea Garden Drive (southbound) & in front of the Academy on Music Concourse Drive (northbound).

The #5-Fulton bus stops at 8th Avenue and Fulton Street, just outside the park. From 8th Avenue, walk into the park and turn right on John F. Kennedy Drive and then turn left onto Music Concourse Drive.

From the Amtrak Station at the Ferry Building, walk up Market Street away from the waterfront to the Muni Metro Embarcadero Station. Catch the N-Judah Muni Metro Streetcar to the Irving Street and Ninth Avenue stop.
Parking information
The Music Concourse Parking Facility is located on Fulton Street and 10th Avenue and is open seven days a week. It includes 15 wheelchair-accessible spots near the elevator, allowing individuals with disabilities to easily access the Academy's front entrance.

On weekends and holidays, the garage often fills to capacity early in the day and public transportation is highly encouraged during these times.
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
    • Students must bring a valid school ID if purchasing under student rates.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
Additional Note(s)
    • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation.
    • Guests are allowed to bring their own food and drinks, but storage is not provided for any items brought into the facility.
    • Last entry will be one (1) hour before the museum closes.
    • Drinks and meals are available for purchase.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 09:30 local time, 10 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

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California Academy of Sciences General Admission