Marvel at nearly 400 dazzling and dramatic specimens from the Academy's geology collection.
Celebrate the holidays with a twist of science at our special family-friendly member nights.
Be mesmerized by sharks and rays, tropical fish, and waddling penguins. Our webcams stream 24 hours a day.
Meet our African penguin colony and get your questions answered by one of our Academy biologists.
’Tis the season to stuff those stockings and shop locally with a merry marketplace curated by SF Bazaar.
Our newest planetarium show explores asteroids, comets, and the hard-hitting stories of our cosmic origins.
Take an expedition with us to investigate the amazing diversity of life on this planet.
Artist Jane Kim explains how ravens are a lot like humans in adapting to new environments.
You’ll need sharp eyes to spot the leafy seadragon in the wild—it's virtually indistinguishable from kelp.
How science and nature can influence art and how art can expand the appreciation of science.
Get a rare view of the Farallon Islands' rocky shorelines and scan the islands for marine mammals and birds.