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. Oct. 14th at 10:45 am

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

Sun. Sep. 30th at 10:45 am

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

Mon. Sep. 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.

Mon. Oct. 1st at 12:30 pm

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

Sun. Oct. 7th at 10:45 am

Join our biologists for a live feeding of our albino alligator.