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Calling all creatures of the night: reserve your NightLife tickets in advance and see what’s revealed once the sun goes down. Reconnect with favorite faces (we’re looking at you, Claude!) while exploring new and familiar spaces. With nearly 40,000 live animals, two new exhibits, reserved entry to the iconic Shake House and four-story Rainforest, and outdoor dining beneath the stars the night is sure to be wild. For adults 21+.
Can’t attend in person? NightSchool is still in session! Join us virtually on select Thursdays via YouTube or Facebook for an eclectic mix of science and culture. Streaming live (and available as recordings afterwards) on the Academy’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.
View upcoming ticketed NightLife events and free virtual NightSchool events below.
Ticketed museum events
Explore the Academy at night alongside nearly 40,000 live animals. For adults 21+.
See what’s revealed once the sun goes down and explore the nocturnal side of the Academy. For adults 21+.
Free virtual events
Explore the tropical rainforests of the world with a session dedicated to these iconic and important ecosystems.
Learn about bird breeding season and how scientists monitor the health of CA songbird populations.
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