San Francisco (and vicinity), California, United States of America San Francisco
Mon, 29 Jun - Mon, 13 Jul 29 Jun - 13 Jul


  • Special access to staff-only areas & secured collections

  • Interaction with world-class researchers in the laboratory

  • Viewing the aquarium systems & 2.5-acre (1 ha) living roof

  • Flora & fauna of a stunning 4-storey rainforest biosphere

  • Astronomical adventure in the state-of-the-art planetarium

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General Admission with 11 AM Tour

Duration 1d

C$73.79 per adult

Total: C$73.79Taxes Included

General Admission with 2 PM Tour

Duration 1d

C$73.79 per adult

Total: C$73.79Taxes Included

General Admission with 3:30 PM Tour

Duration 1d

C$73.79 per adult

Total: C$73.79Taxes Included

*Taxes included


Immerse yourself in the extraordinary exhibits at the California Academy of Sciences – Condé Nast dubbed the facility one of the “New Wonders of the World” – with behind-the-scenes access to special areas and collections and a chance to interact with world-class scientists and researchers.

Delve into the inner workings at the California Academy of Sciences – this renowned scientific research and education facility features a planetarium, a 4-storey rainforest, an aquarium and live animal exhibits. The wonders of science and nature are at your fingertips as you learn about how the academy makes its own seawater with the aid of careful monitoring by scientists.

Step onto a private viewing deck to check out the 2.5-acre (1 ha) sustainable living roof, and access a research lab to chat with scientists studying earthquakes, anthropology, animal behaviour and more. Enter a secured vault to check out geology specimens and learn about the revolutionary green design and architecture that make this museum unique.

After your tour, enjoy express entry to the Rainforests of the World Biosphere and confirmed seating in the world’s largest all-digital planetarium for the show of your choice. Explore the Academy’s fascinating exhibits and intriguing displays at your leisure – your pass provides admission for the rest of the day.


  • 1-hour behind-the-scenes guided tour

  • General admission

  • Express entry to Rainforests of the World Biosphere

  • Confirmed seating for the planetarium show of your choice

  • Commentary in English

Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 7 and younger are not allowed.

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

Cancellation Policy

This reservation is non-refundable and cannot be changed or cancelled after booking.


California Academy of Science, 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118, United States