Must See Exhibits for Members

Explore the amazing richness and diversity found in California's coastal waters.

Witness some of the active scientific research taking place at the Academy every day.

Get hands-on at the Naturalist Center with real specimens, hundreds of books and films, and interactive games.

Happening Today

Upcoming Events

Sun. Jun. 24th at 10:45 am

Learn about the Golden State's most iconic animal species, including the California condor and mountain lion.

Sun. Jun. 24th at 10:30 am, 3:00 pm

Learn about our (hungry!) African penguin colony from an Academy biologist. 10:30 am & 3 pm daily.

Wed. Jul. 25th at 12:30 pm

Join us at Science Today Station for an interactive puppet show.

Sun. Jun. 24th at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm

Explore our place in the Universe...in 3D!