The Academy will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Parking and traffic in Golden Gate Park will be congested the weekend of 4/19–4/20. Save $3 on Academy admission when you take public transportation.
The Academy will be closing at 3:00 pm on 4/24. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Thank you for your interest in donating an animal to the Steinhart Aquarium at the California Academy of Sciences.
The Steinhart Aquarium will only consider donation requests submitted through this site. When submitting your request,
please note that the Steinhart Aquarium cannot accept the following species for donation at this time:
If you have a different animal to donate, please complete the requested fields below and follow the submission instructions.
You will receive a response as soon as possible.
Required field *
First Name *
Last Name *
The Academy will not share your email address with any outside party.
Animal Type *
Fish and Coral
Common Name *
Description and condition of specimen:
An Academy representative will contact you soon regarding your animal donation request.
There was a problem processing your request. Please try re-submitting your request here.
Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
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