Must See Exhibits for Members

In nature, color is so much more than just décor.

Explore the amazing richness and diversity found in California's coastal waters.

Witness some of the active scientific research taking place at the Academy every day.

Get hands-on at the Naturalist Center with real specimens, hundreds of books and films, and interactive games.

Happening Today

Adults, Kids, Members - Philippine Coral Reef
11:30 am, 2:30 pm
Kids, Members - African Hall
10:30 am, 3:00 pm
Adults, Educators, Scientists, Kids, Members - Planetarium
12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm
Adults, Educators, Scientists, Kids, Members - Planetarium
11:15 am, 12:45 pm, 2:15 pm, 3:45 pm
Adults, Educators, Scientists, Kids, Members - Planetarium
4:30 pm
Adults, Educators, Scientists, Kids, Members - Planetarium
10:30 am

Upcoming Events

Sat. Mar. 25th at 11:30 am, 2:30 pm

Watch as a diver plunges into one of the world's deepest living coral reef tanks.

Sun. Mar. 26th at 10:15 am

Meet our biologists for an up-close lagoon feeding with the Academy’s sharks and rays.

Sat. Mar. 25th at 10:30 am, 3:00 pm

Meet our African penguin colony and get your questions answered by one of our Academy biologists.

Mon. Mar. 27th at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm

Discover the beauty, variety, and vast complexity of our connections to the network of life that surrounds us.

Sat. Mar. 25th at 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm

Discover the beauty, variety, and vast complexity of our connections to the network of life that surrounds us.

Become a member

Become a member

Academy members enjoy a full year of unlimited admission, reserved Planetarium passes, access to special events, discounts, members-only hours, and much more.