A gigantic fossil of Tyrannosaurus Rex stands in the light-filled lobby of the California Academy of Sciences

Please note: At this time, Neighborhood Free Weekends are on hold due to capacity limitations and box office restrictions. We apologize for the inconvenience.

For the best prices on tickets, please keep the following in mind:

  • Plan ahead and save: The further in advance you buy, the more you'll save. View the next 3 weeks of ticket prices on our Buy Tickets page. 
  • Visit in the afternoon or during the week: Prices are generally lower on weekdays after 2 pm.
  • Consider an annual membership: Starting at just $99 a year, an Academy membership can pay for itself in 2-3 visits.

To reserve tickets and view health and safety information, please visit our reopening page.