California Academy Of Sciences, San Francisco
About California Academy Of Sciences, San Francisco
California Academy Of Sciences, San Francisco - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: 55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118, United States
Ticket Price: 34 USD
Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
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Museum, Aquarium, Educational Site, Tour, Planetarium , Entertainment, Family And Kids, Architecture , Natural History Museum
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Located within Golden Gate Park, the building covers a sprawling 400,000 square foot area. The Academy is home to an Aquarium, Planetarium, Natural History Museum, Rainforest, 40,000 live animals, and more. One of the largest natural history museums in the world, it was completely rebuilt in 2008. It is one of the top kid-friendly places to visit in San Francisco and offers a host of activities, tours and special events that are fun, informative and entertaining for all ages.
The main attractions are the Morrison Planetarium, the Kimball Natural History Museum, Osher Rainforest and the Steinhart Aquarium. A whole day can be spent here exploring the many wonders and that too at the price of one entry ticket for all attractions.
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California Academy Of Sciences Information
- Strollers are allowed throughout the museum, with the exception of the Shake House section of the Earthquake exhibit.
- If you need to leave the museum but plan to return the same day, please be sure to get your hand stamped at the exit.
- Dress in layers as the rainforest area gets quite warm.
California Academy Of Sciences Ticket Prices
- Senior (aged 65+) : 29.95 USD, Student : 29.95 USD
- Youth (aged 12–17) : 29.95 USD, Child (aged 4–11) : 24.95 USD
How To reach California Academy Of Sciences by Public Transport
- Rail Stop: Irving St & 9th Ave
- Bus Stop: Concourse Dr/Academy Of Sciences
Restaurants Near California Academy Of Sciences
- Academy Cafe
- The Terrace
- Pacific Catch
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To get the most out of your California Academy of Sciences experience (especially since it's not cheap) you need to make a day of it. Plan for a day when it's not too packed with people and take your time touring the exhibits. Check out the calendar on the website before you go to see what events they have planned for the day. It's an awesome place. You'll learn something and be entertained. I particularly recommend the planetarium. Also, know that the staff, scientists and volunteers who are part of it are really dedicated to knowledge and conservation, so by visiting you're supporting something really important.
Great place for the whole family. Lots of neat and interesting facts. The kids will love it. Plan to spend about 3 to 4 hours seeing everything. At $35 a ticket, not the cheapest but worth while at least seeing from time to time. Parking is good via underground (paid) parking.
I loved the planetarium show at the California Academy of Sciences. I visited it 08/2016. Also the other parts were interesting to visit even though planetarium was the thing for me. Some of the big fish were great to see too in this place. Some of the big fish felt like they had a story to tell and came there to hung out for a selfie-photography-moment. That was funny. (However I feel sad for these creatures to be kept captured in these aquariums...) I was glad to visit during a weekday that was not that crowded.
Goodness - $40 for an adult ticket so prepare yourself for the bill shock if you’re paying for more than one person! The museum; however, is beautifully designed giving guests a diverse and rich learning experience. The aquarium sections were absolutely stunning and the location was great - it meant you could visit the modern art gallery across the way as well as exploring golden gate park to see the Bison
Worth every penny! So many beautiful, extremely well thought-out exhibits and interactive activities for everyone. I was so pleased with how great this place is overall. If you go, you absolutely have to check out the planetarium (esp. the "dark universe" one), the aquarium, the earthquake simulator, the pterosaur exhibit - pretty much everything, really! It's a really fun and fascinating place with many well-informed staff.
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