• Trex
    Photo by Tim Williamson
  • coral reef
    Photo by Milan Bhatt
  • DJ performance
    Photo by Celeste Lindahl
  • Docent
    Photo by Milan Bhatt
  • Rainforest
    Photo by Tim Williamson
  • Hot Flash Heat Wave
    Photo By John Hartsfield
  • Amazon exhibit
    Photo by Milan Bhatt
  • Project Lab
    Photo by Jason Mongue
  • live painting
    Photo by Jason Mongue

Member Tickets: $12
Non-Member Tickets: $15
Ages 21+, ID required for entry.

Enjoy music, creatures, and cocktails as you set out with friends on a journey to the stars and the depths of the sea.
 

Upcoming Events

January 19th at 6:00 pm

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

January 26th at 6:00 pm

Check out the best of the Academy with behind the scenes science in the world's greenest museum.

February 2nd at 6:00 pm

Kick off your Lunar New Year with lion dancers, masked performers, and more!

February 9th at 6:00 pm

Kick off the 25th annual Noise Pop Festival with an Animal Collective (DJ set), plus sound-inspired science. 

February 16th at 6:00 pm

Hear from local beer and spirit masters as NightLife partners with SF Beer Week for a refreshing event.

Food & Drink NightLife

Food & Drink

A variety of food options are available at NightLife from 6-9:30 pm, including the Academy Café, The Terrace (located in the West Garden), and convenient food cart in the front lobby.

Enjoy a new seasonal "craft on draft" cocktail at each NightLife bar, designed by resident mixologist Shane McKnight. Plus, enjoy a weekly menu of beer, wine, and spirits.

Join The Hive

Join The Hive

Interested in a NightLife season pass? Join the Hive—the Academy's exclusive membership for ages 21–40. Perks include a ticket to Party After Dark, and more!

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Thanks to our sponsors

NightLife is supported by the Koret Foundation.

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