55 Music Concourse Dr.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco CA
Regular Hours:


9:30 am – 5:00 pm


11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Members' Hours:


8:30 – 9:30 am


10:00 – 11:00 am

The Academy will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

The Academy will be closing at 3:00 pm on 4/24. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Educator Extravaganza

Join fellow educators to explore the Academy inside and out, gathering inspiration, resources, and activities to bring science to life in your classroom. Participate in hands-on workshops exploring science content and teaching strategies. Meet Academy researchers and educators, experience the exhibits after hours, and learn about our many resources for teachers.

Announcing the 2013 Educator Extravaganza!

Generously sponsored by


The third annual Educator Extravaganza will take place on Saturday November 16, 2013 from 4:00–9:00 pm. We welcome all educators who work with students of grades preK–12.

Advance registration is required! Space is limited.

The $5 registration fee will help support our education programs.

Please call 877-227-3311 or click here to register.

Start with Art: Teacher
Open House


The Extravaganza is presented in conjunction with the de Young’s Start with Art: Teacher Open House. Enjoy refreshments, curriculum resources, in-gallery activities, and free admission to David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition and the permanent collections. Separate registration is required.

Apply now

Museum Hours


Monday - Saturday

9:30 am - 5:00 pm


11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tickets can be purchased up to an hour before closing.

The Academy is closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.



55 Music Concourse Drive
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 379-8000

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