Encounter an array of over a dozen venomous animal species from scorpionfish to assassin bugs to fire urchins in this potent Steinhart Aquarium exhibition.
Ancient. Irreplaceable. And now on view! Peek into the past in a new exhibition featuring fascinating specimens from the Academy's vast research collections.
DAILY | MARCH 24-APRIL 23
We're celebrating spring with a bouquet of new programs! Enjoy nature games, Naturalist Center activities, and four weeks of family-friendly science fun.
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 celebrates the unusual intersection of art and science.
Take part in a new tradition honoring the Academy's anniversary! Join us on April 4 for a special science fair, unique prizes, and pay-what-you-can pricing.
MEMBERSHIPS START AT $99
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.