Encounter an array of over a dozen venomous animal species from scorpionfish to assassin bugs to fire urchins in this potent Steinhart Aquarium exhibition.
Experience an exhibition 200 million years in the making—and heads and tails above the rest. The largest land animals that ever lived have arrived at the Academy!
DAILY, 10:30 AM & 3 PM
Delight in the antics of our African penguin colony as they feast on fish—and learn how the Academy is helping protect this endangered species.
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.
We're all smiles: Phenomena is ready for its close-up. Enjoy a menagerie of animal stories, science updates, and aha! moments from across the Academy.
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.