Two new exhibits to welcome you back

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OPEN DAILY

Venom

Encounter a potent array of over a dozen venomous animal species from assassin bugs to scorpionfish in the aquarium’s newest exhibit.
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OPEN DAILY

BigPicture

Celebrate our wild and wonderful planet in this annual exhibition of the year's best nature, wildlife, and conservation photography.
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Virtual activities for real-life wonder

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THURSDAY, APRIL 22 | 7 PM PT

Spring Forward: A Science Soiree

Big ideas are budding! Join us at this virtual fundraiser for a sneak peek at the Academy's bold new initiatives.
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Academy @ Home

Stay connected to science wherever you are with livestreams, educational resources, activity packs, and our mesmerizing animal webcams.
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A world of ways to support world-changing science

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ACADEMY RESILIENCE FUND

Make a vital donation

The Academy is open, but the impact of our nearly 12-month closure will be felt for years. Donations of all sizes will help the Academy come back stronger.
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Become a member

Join or renew today and enjoy unlimited access to the museum you love, all year long—while supporting our biodiversity research and education initiatives.
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