Our annual exhibition of the year's best nature photography transports you to where life is lush, unusual is beautiful, and animals inspire us to be more human.
Encounter an array of over a dozen venomous animal species from scorpionfish to assassin bugs to fire urchins in this potent Steinhart Aquarium exhibition.
Everything we are was written in the stars. Discover the celestial origins of the building blocks of life in the Academy's newest original planetarium film.
THURSDAYS | 6-10 PM | 21+
Wonder what our animals get up to once the sun goes down? Find out at the Academy’s weekly event that illuminates the unusual intersection of art and science.
After five years of quietly growing and storing energy underground, Osher Rainforest's corpse flower is producing its first spectacular (and stinky) bloom.
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Keep up with your favorite creatures by visiting for free all year long—and support our research, education, and access initiatives while you're at it.