Steinhart Aquarium: Definitely don't miss Venom: Fangs, Stingers, and Spines, our newest exhibit featuring over a dozen animals that bite, sting and stun. Other highlights include the Philippine Coral Reef, home to the deepest indoor display of living coral in the world, and the California Coast exhibit, 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 among 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. Keep an eye out for Tule, our newest penguin chick!
The Swamp: Meet its most famous resident, Claude, an American alligator with albinism, who shares his home with a duo of prehistoric-looking alligator snapping turtles.