Steinhart Aquarium: Highlights include the Philippine Coral Reef, home to the deepest indoor display of living coral in the world, and the California Coast tank, which showcases the diversity of animals found in California’s coastal waters.
Osher Rainforest: A glass dome houses the four-story living rainforest, where birds and butterflies fly freely amongst lush tropical trees, plants, and other animals from around the world.
Living Roof: When the sun is out, nothing beats visiting our rolling green roof for views of Golden Gate Park and beyond. California wildflowers bloom in spring while dozens of native plants provide habitat for birds, bees, and butterflies year-round.
African Penguins: Visit our colony of charismatic South African birds. Join a biologist for penguin feedings at 10:30 am and 3 pm daily.
The Swamp: Meet its most famous resident, Claude, an albino American alligator, who shares his home with a trio of prehistoric-looking alligator snapping turtles.
Morrison Planetarium: Reserve a ticket (free with admission) at the Planetarium kiosk to see our newest show, Incoming! Asteroids, Comets, and the Hard-Hitting Stories of Our Cosmic Origins, narrated by George Takei. (Show runs approximately 30 minutes.)