55 Music Concourse Dr.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco CA
94118
415.379.8000
Regular Hours:

Daily

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday

11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Members' Hours:

Tuesday

8:30 – 9:30 am

Sunday

10:00 – 11:00 am
Closures
Notices

Please note: The Academy will be closing at 3:00 pm on 10/24 (final entry at 2:00 pm). We apologize for any inconvenience.

Parking and traffic in Golden Gate Park will be congested the weekend of Oct. 3–5. Save $3 on Academy admission when you take public transportation.

Free Wallpaper

Read the instructions below to download and set your wallpaper. When you’re done, be sure to visit the Snakes & Lizards exhibit at the Academy and see our python in person (May 9 - September 5).

Instructions For Setting Your Wallpaper

To download the image and use as your desktop background, right-click on the image and select “Set as Desktop Background” in the popup menu.

To download the image and use as your desktop background, press “control” on your keyboard, click on the image and select “Use Image as Desktop Background.”

If this option is not available, press “control” on your keyboard, click on the image and select “Save” from the popup menu. The image will then be saved to your hard drive. In turn, access your system preferences, choose “Desktop/Screensaver” and select the saved image.

  1. Press on the image with your finger and hold it down. A box should then popup. Select “Save Image”.
  2. Press the Home key and go to the Photos section of your camera. Browse through the camera roll until you find the picture you just saved.
  3. Select the picture so it is displayed full screen.
  4. Tap the icon in the lower left corner of the screen. If you don’t see the icon, single tap the picture to display the menu.
  5. Select “Save the Picture as a Wallpaper”.
  6. Select “Done” to complete the process.

Press on the image with your finger and hold it down. A box should pop up. Select “Save Image”. Press the Home key and go to Photos. Select the photo you just saved and tap the arrow icon in the lower left corner of the screen. If you don’t see the icon, single tap the picture to display the menu. Select “Use as Wallpaper,” and select “Set Lock Screen,” “Set Home Screen,” or “Set Both” to determine where to display the image.

Press on the image with your finger and hold it down. A box should pop up. Select “Save Image”. Press the Home key and go to Photos. Select the photo you just saved and tap the arrow icon in the upper right corner of the screen. If you don’t see the icon, single tap the picture to display the menu. Select “Use as Wallpaper,” and select “Set Lock Screen,” “Set Home Screen,” or “Set Both” to determine where to display the image.

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Snakes & Lizards

   

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From May 9 - September 5 over 60 new legged and legless reptiles will make themselves home in the Academy. Visit and see over 300 feet of snake, plus iguanas, geckos and other creatures too cuddly to miss.

Learn more