Members $12, Non-Members $15.
21+ event, ID required for entry.

Join NightLife for an on-going event series that explores the brain and body with mind-expanding talks, cutting edge demos, and yoga sessions around the museum. Treat your mind and body to yoga sessions around the museum by Yoga TreeYoga Works and Outdoor Yoga SF.

Silent Disco Yoga 
6:45 & 7:45pm (Limited headphones, Passes required)

Roll out your mat in the aquarium, either around the Philippine Coral Reef or in the groovy jellyfish-filled Water Planet, for “silent disco yoga” to a live DJ set by DJ Avani & Outdoor Yoga SF, which specializes in beachside yoga.

Silent Disco Dance Session
(Coral Reef)
8:45 - 9:45pm

Miss the Yoga or just want to groove with the fish? Grab a pair of headphones for an hour of good ol' fashioned Silent Disco Dance off.

Downward Savannah
(African Hall)
7:00, 8:00pm (Drop in - No Passes required)

Practice your vinyasa in the savannah alongside zebras and antelopes in African Hall with Dianna Oppenheim from Yoga Tree.

Mind & Body Talks
(Science Today, East Pavilion)

Learn more about the connection between the mind & body with talks from Yoga Tree teachers and specialists.

  • 7:30 - Melissa Mae
  • 7:45 - Greg Wieting
  • 8:00 - David Cho 

WITHIN Meditation
(East Pavilion)
6:30 & 8:30pm

Clear your mind with new meditation sessions led by WITHIN Meditation.

Tips & Tech
(Project Lab)
6:00 - 9:45pm

Feed your body wisely with holistic nutrition tips from Bauman College & check out the new sleek tech by Motiv designed to keep you motivated throughout the day.

Please note:

  • Yoga class capacity is limited in each location and entry is not guaranteed.
  • Aquarium classes require passes which will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 5:30 pm on the front concourse.
  • Please bring your own yoga mat.




  • Hurry! Last entry for our Rainforest dome is at 7:45 pm. Please note: drinks are not allowed inside the Rainforest exhibit.
  • Thirsty? Each bar area features a unique seasonal cocktail—there are multiple bars throughout the museum.
  • Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will also be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.



  • Planetarium passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Early event arrival is strongly recommended due to limited capacity and high demand for passes.



  • A variety of food options are available at NightLife from 6:00-9:30 pm, including The Academy Cafe, The Terrace, and The Academy Cafe Food Cart located in the front lobby.
  • Enjoy a different fresh seasonal "craft on draft" cocktail at each NightLife bar area designed by our resident mixologist Shane McKnight!

All bars accept cash and credit cards.


Planetarium Shows

7:30 pm, 8:30 pm

Explore two of today’s greatest cosmic mysteries—dark matter and dark energy!

6:30 pm

Explore the immense scale of the known Universe in this live presentation.

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Upcoming NightLife Events

December 7th at 6:00 pm

Channel your inner Jedi during an evening of galactic entertainment inspired by a galaxy far, far away.

December 14th at 6:00 pm

’Tis the season to stuff those stockings and shop locally with a merry marketplace curated by SF Bazaar.

January 11th at 6:00 pm

Put down the button mushrooms and discover fungi’s true potential!

January 18th at 6:00 pm

Laugh your face off as SF Sketchfest takes over the museum for a knee-slapping night.

NightLife is supported by the Koret Foundation.

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