California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket

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3 to 5 hours (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Overview

Explore the world's only aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum - all under one living roof! And to make it as easy as possible, this ticket includes instant access, meaning you don't have to go to a separate kiosk to redeem your — just present it right at the California Academy of Science's entrance and be on your way.

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Please check the website link that can be found in your voucher for the latest information before your visit.

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Average 4.33 out of 5 stars based on 463 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

5 stars
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4 stars
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California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
deepakgupta5, Dec 2021 Verified
This is one of the best attractions in San Francisco. It has an aquarium, planetarium, a real rain forest and a natural history museum too. If you have kids, you can easily spend the entire day from 10 AM to 5 PM at this place. Albeit, the VIP tour was a bit of let down
California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
Robert_R, Nov 2021 Verified
The Planetarium show was spectacular. The Rainforest exhibit was lively and hot.When exiting the Rainforest the elevator descended to the Cool depths of the wonderful Steinhart Aquarium.
California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
MARTHA_R, Aug 2021 Verified
I had a great time! I did get motion sickness in the planetarium exhibit but I still enjoyed it. My favorite experience was seeing Claude the albino alligator!!
California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
Sue W, Aug 2021 Verified
Rain forest and the open manta ray pool. Watching all the live butterflies and birds and seeing some of the rain forest species was super interesting!
California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
George, Jul 2021 Verified
The Aquarium, Africa Hall and the friendly Staff. Go during the week, ideally later in the day to avoid crowds.
California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
PamTR, Jun 2021 Verified
We spent more than half a day exploring and enjoying the exhibits. The rainforest was incredible As was the rooftop garden. We were disappointed that we couldn’t get into the planetarium. It can only be booked onsite but apparently people can reserve it for more than just that day so when we arrived at 10:15 am the whole day was already reserved.
California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
Shawn, Nov 2020 Verified
Great time to visit Steinhart Aquarium. Not crowded and plenty of parking when we went on a Monday. Go early, it’s a whole day event!
California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
Erica C, Nov 2020 Verified
My family and I had a great time at the California Academy of Sciences on October 30. Due to covid the academy is only allowed open to 25% capacity for safety reasons. Masks are required at all times and hand sensitization stations are everywhere. I have to say it was the first time we were able to actually see everything since their is always a ton of people. Also with the rules in affect and everyone following them it was a very safe feeling to bring the family. From learning about redwoods, to earthquakes to rain forest to the aquarium it was all a big hit. We loved and were extremely grateful this day of learning tangible science safely. Thank you California Academy of Science for your wonderful staff who all were nice, your healthy food choices to eat lunch and your continued dedication to teach everyone about Science.
California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
Sarah D, Jan 2020 Verified
Amazing visit. Great aquarium. The jellyfish!!! Also loved the rainforest and butterflies, wonderful!
California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
VALERIE N, Aug 2019 Verified
I was hesitant to buy these tickets after reading other reviews about how it doesn't truly let you "skip the line." I'm happy to report that these tickets DO allow you to skip the line. I pulled up the voucher on my phone and I was able to scan it directly from my phone for entry at the "Ticketed Entry" door. The line to "Purchase Tickets" was nearby and was decently full for a Wednesday morning - we didn't have to stand in that line, yay!The only thing that could've been better is the ability to purchase student tickets. You can do this through the California Academy of Sciences website, but not on Cool Destinations.

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