Screenshot of Pocket Penguins app

Stay connected—and get more out of your visit to the Academy—with our official mobile apps.

Pocket Penguins - Catch up with the colony.

Pocket Penguins

Warning: Cute Alert! Our Penguin Cams are now available on a variety of devices! Get a live view of our African penguin exhibit anywhere, anytime with Pocket Penguins. Available as a free download directly from:
iTunes App Store
Google Play
Amazon Appstore for Android

Academy Insider app

Academy Insider

With Academy Insider, you won’t miss a thing. This free mobile app has everything you need to plan your trip to the California Academy of Sciences. Explore exhibits, browse daily programs and events, go on a scavenger hunt, and use the interactive map to navigate the museum with ease.

Download for iPhone

Science Today - Beyond the headlines.

Science Today

The Science Today mobile app makes it easier than ever to stay up-to-date on the latest science news. Science Today produces original content on a wide range of topics, from Earth, life, and sustainability to space and technology—and now you can enjoy these articles and videos anytime, anywhere.

Download for iPhone
Download for Android

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Steinhart Webcams

Steinhart Webcams

Be mesmerized by the brilliant colors of tropical fish, the grace of sharks and rays, and the busy waddling of African penguins. Our webcams stream 24 hours a day.  

Philippine Coral Reef exhibit