Heads up! The Academy is completely sold out Saturday and Sunday, June 19-20. Please choose another day to visit, and remember to reserve your tickets as far in advance as possible for the greatest availability.

  • Reservations are required for the planetarium and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please scan the QR code in the lobby as soon as you arrive for the greatest selection of available showtimes.
  • Masks are required indoors for all guests ages 3 and up.
  • All guests, including members and donors, must reserve timed-entry tickets online in advance.
  • Tickets are valid only for the date and entry time selected.
  • All guests must complete a health self-screening before entering the museum.
  • Some exhibits and spaces, including Curiosity Grove and Discovery Tidepool, remain temporarily closed.

For complete health and safety information, exhibit updates, and FAQs, please visit calacademy.org/reopening. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Need help? Email info@calacademy.org or call 415-379-8000 between 8 am–5 pm daily.