Must See Exhibits for Members

In nature, color is so much more than just décor.

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. Mar. 25th at 10:45 am

Meet our biologists for an up-close lagoon feeding with the Academy’s rays.

Thu. May. 10th at 10:30 am

Meet our African penguin colony and get your questions answered by one of our Academy biologists.

Mon. Mar. 19th at 10:30 am, 3:00 pm

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

Mon. Mar. 19th at 12:30 pm

Children's Puppet Theater in the East Garden (weather permitting)

Mon. Mar. 19th at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm

Embark on a journey into the hidden world of coral reefs in this digital fulldome presentation.