Two new exhibits to welcome you back

OPENING THIS OCTOBER

Venom

Encounter an electrifying assortment of venomous animal species in the aquarium’s newest exhibit. Open to members only October 13-22!
OPENING THIS OCTOBER

BigPicture

Celebrate our wild and wonderful planet in this annual exhibition of the year's best nature photography. Open to members only October 13-22!

Virtual activities for real-life wonder

ONLINE, ANYWHERE, 24/7

Academy @ Home

Enjoy an eclectic array of livestreams and distance learning resources, from Virtual NightLife and Breakfast Club to our ever-popular penguin webcams.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30 | 5-6 PM (PT)

SuperNatural Halloween @ Home

This year, the Academy will haunt your house for a spirited virtual fundraiser full of spooky specimens and scientific scares.

Your support matters now more than ever

MEMBERSHIPS START AT $99

Become a member

Celebrate reopening sooner: Join or renew today for exclusive museum access from October 13-22 and unlimited admission the rest of the year!
ACADEMY RELIEF FUND

Make a critical donation

The Academy is reopening, but the impact of our nearly seven-month closure is profound. Donations of all sizes will help the Academy come back stronger.
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  • The Academy is thrilled to announce that we'll be reopening to members and donors on October 13 and the public on October 23. Please visit our reopening page for important health and safety updates, ticketing information, and FAQs. We can't wait to see you!