All guests 12+ must provide proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of a scheduled visit. Learn more
Heads up! For visits on 2/1 and beyond, all guests 12+ must provide proof of a booster shot, if eligible. Learn more
The mission of the California Academy of Sciences is to regenerate the natural world through science, learning, and collaboration.
Life-changing moments. World-changing science. We’re an aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park—and a powerful voice for biodiversity research and exploration, environmental education, and sustainability across the globe.