California Academy of Sciences

Science Museum, Planetarium, Aquarium
55 Music Concourse Dr (at Martin Luther King Jr Dr)
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 379-8000
9:30am - 5:00pm
9:30am - 5:00pm
9:30am - 5:00pm
9:30am - 5:00pm
9:30am - 5:00pm
9:30am - 5:00pm
11:00am - 5:00pm


  • The only place on Earth with an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum, and a 4-story rainforest all under one roof! The Morrison Planetarium is the largest all-digital dome in the world.
  • Thursday Nights Nightlife at the Academy of Sciences. Bars open and 21+.
  • An aquarium, zoo and science center all rolled into one; try one of the adult sleepovers (with an on-site bar) to get in touch with your wild side.
  • Go to the California Academy of Sciences and first check out the gigantic indoor greenhouse. Next visit the aquariums in the basement. Finally get some great snacks in the cafeteria.
  • Just go. It rocks. Could spend hours there. Hours. Probably even days.
  • The LEED Platinum-certified CAS is considered the greenest museum in the world for its mix of solar panels, radiant floor heating, recycled denim insulation & one of the coolest green roofs we've seen
  • Check out the Living Roof of the California Academy of Sciences and see how life such as vegetation, insects and birds can make use of this sustainable feature!
  • Hit up the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday nights. They always have great live music, creative cocktails and there is always a diverse, hip crowd hanging out and enjoying the scenery.
  • Check out the planetarium
  • Increble lugar! No olviden subir el techo viviente!
  • Nightlife - so much better than the daytime
  • On a Thursday evening swing by for an evening of "music, creatures and cocktails". Every week they feature live bands or DJs and various events- meanwhile cocktail bars stand ready for your serving.
  • Go for an annual membership for only $99. You can bring a goes in with you for free. The $99 is tax deductible.
  • Don't miss the aquarium, natural history museum and planetarium! There is even an indoor rain forest and make sure to go all the way to the top to see the cool green roof.
  • Nightlife is so much fun when you are with all your friends, you get to dance meet people and have a cocktail or two :)
  • Go to Thursday Nightlife
  • Looked at a sleeping turtle
  • Nightlife at Calif. Academy of Sciences on Thursday nights (adults only / bars / djs).
  • Head on over on the first Wednesday of the month: admission is FREE! Get here early to avoid the long, long lines!Powered by
  • The third Thursday of every month is a realtime tour of the universe in the planetarium at Nightlife.

Nearby places

55 Music Concourse Dr (at California Academy of Sciences)
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr (at John F Kennedy Dr)
75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr (btwn John F Kennedy Dr & Martin Luther King Jr Dr)