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
Members - Early Explorers Cove
8:30 am
Members - Human Odyssey
8:30 am
Members - Earthquake
8:30 am
Members - African Hall
8:30 am
Kids, Members - African Hall
10:30 am, 3:00 pm
Adults, Educators, Scientists, Kids, Members - Planetarium
11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm
Adults, Educators, Scientists, Kids, Members - Planetarium
9:30 am

Upcoming Events

Tue. Jan. 17th at 11:30 am, 2:30 pm

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

Tue. Jan. 31st at 10:30 am

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

Sun. Jan. 22nd at 10:15 am

Did you know that 38,000 animals call the Academy home? Join us to learn about the mystery animal of the day.

Sun. Jan. 22nd at 10:00 am

Spend members-only hours in the cove with your little ones. Enjoy the garden shed, infant tide pool, and more!

Tue. Jan. 17th at 8:30 am

Spend members-only hours in the cove with your little ones. Enjoy the garden shed, infant tide pool, and more!

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.