The Academy is open daily! Due to our limited capacity, weekends often sell out early. Please reserve your tickets as far in advance as possible for the greatest availability. (Members and donors, please log in to reserve your free tickets here.)

  • All guests must reserve timed-entry tickets online in advance.
  • Tickets are valid only for the date and entry time selected.
  • All guests must complete a health self-screening before entering the museum.
  • Masks are required for all guests ages 3 and up.
  • Some exhibits and spaces, including Morrison Planetarium, Curiosity Grove, and Discovery Tidepool, remain temporarily closed.
  • Reservations are required for Osher Rainforest and the Shake House.

For complete health and safety information, exhibit updates, and FAQs, please visit We look forward to seeing you soon!

Need help? Email or call 415-379-8000 between 8 am–5 pm daily.