Must See Exhibits for Members

In nature, color is so much more than just décor.

Explore the amazing richness and diversity found in California's coastal waters.

Witness some of the active scientific research taking place at the Academy every day.

Get hands-on at the Naturalist Center with real specimens, hundreds of books and films, and interactive games.

Happening Today

Adults, Kids, Members - Philippine Coral Reef
11:30 am, 2:30 pm
Kids, Members - African Hall
10:30 am, 3:00 pm
Adults, Educators, Scientists, Kids, Members - Planetarium
4:30 pm
Adults, Educators, Scientists, Kids, Members - Planetarium
10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm
Adults, Educators, Scientists, Kids, Members - Planetarium
11:15 am, 12:45 pm, 2:15 pm, 3:45 pm
Adults, Educators, Kids, Members - East Garden
1:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Sat. Aug. 19th at 11:30 am, 2:30 pm

Watch as a diver plunges into one of the world's deepest living coral reef tanks.

Tue. Aug. 22nd at 9:30 am

Explore the skies of the Summer season over San Francisco, from sunset to sunrise.

Sat. Aug. 19th at 10:30 am, 3:00 pm

Meet our African penguin colony and get your questions answered by one of our Academy biologists.

Sat. Aug. 19th at 4:30 pm

Explore the immense scale of the known Universe in this live presentation that leaves Earth far behind.

Sat. Aug. 19th at 10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm

Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet

Sun. Aug. 20th at 10:30 am

Learn what eclipses are, what causes them, and why they're so fascinating!

Become a member

Become a member

Academy members enjoy a full year of unlimited admission, reserved Planetarium passes, access to special events, discounts, members-only hours, and much more.