SPEND A DAY EXPLORING THE CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES – A TOP ATTRACTION IN SAN FRANCISCO NEAR HOTEL DIVA.
The California Academy of Sciences is located in beautiful Golden Gate Park and is a great spot for a family outing.
One of the largest natural history museums in the world, the California Academy of Sciences is a fascinating place for all ages and scientific interests. There are few places go can visit and gain passage to a planetarium, an aquarium and a natural history museum in one place.
One of the foremost exhibits at this Attraction in San Francisco is the Osher Rainforest, an indoor 4-story layered canopy tropical rainforest that not only features ecosystems from different rainforests including the Bornean rainforest, the forests of Madagascar and Costa Rica and the Amazon, but is also home to many examples of the fauna indigenous to these areas, absolutely amazing, do not miss this.
For kids and adults alike, there are hands-on exhibits like the Discovery Tidepool, the Naturalists Center, and Early Explorers Cove. Examples of other popular exhibits are the Phillipine Coral Reef, Tusher African Hall, Human Odyssey, and the California Coast.
Boasting over 40,000 living creatures that reside at this Attraction in San Francisco, the Center contributes to conservation of flora and fauna worldwide, and helps to inform the public on how every person can do their part to protect the environment.
The California Academy of Sciences also hosts Events for all ages including Nightlife, a 21 and over event, behind-the-scenes tours, and a Penguins and Pajamas Sleepover for kids. A number of educational lectures on a variety of topics are available as well. The California Academy of Sciences is a remarkable and important institution and should not be missed during a stay at our San Francisco Hotel.
Monday through Saturday – 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ages 12 to 17 - $29.95
Ages 4 to 11 - $24.95