The California Academy of Sciences Presents
A BrilliANT Halloween Special:
Come in Costume, Get in FREE

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SAN FRANCISCO (October 1, 2004) - Halloween is all about
fearsome frights and creepy crawlies, so what better place to
celebrate than the Academy's ANTS exhibit, which is home to six
different species of live ants? If the sight of a million Army ants
doesn't spook you, turn the corner and test your bravery by
slithering through SSsssnake Alley. This year, a visit to the Academy of Sciences on Halloween day is a ghoulishly good deal - come costumed as an ant (or simply wear a pair of stylish antennae), and you'll get in FREE. Visitors from the 94109, 94133, and 94123 zip codes can also get in free on October 31 as part of the Neighborhood Free Days program. To learn more about Neighborhood Free Days, visit our Web site here.


The California Academy of Sciences, the fourth largest natural history museum in the United States, is home to Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium and the Natural History Museum. The Academy is beginning an extensive rebuilding project in Golden Gate Park. Pritzker prize-winning architect Renzo Piano is designing the new Academy, which is expected to open in 2008.

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