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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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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SUPPORT A HEALTHIER, WILDER PLANET

Deadline: Earth Day

Help the Academy drive change to make our planet healthier, more resilient, and wilder each year. Donate now and your gift will be matched by a generous donor.
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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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