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California Academy of Sciences Nightlife


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What you will experience

Bucket Listers is excited to offer you exclusive ticket pricing: 

💰 General Admission: $23.00 per person
🗓️ Thursday: 09:30 AM - 17:00 PM
📍 California Academy of Sciences: 55,Music Concourse Drive, 94118, San Francisco

Your Ticket Includes:

- Unique after-hours access to all the Academy's exhibits
- Special talks, demonstrations, and performances
- Live music and DJs

About The Event:

Explore the nocturnal side of the California Academy of Sciences, the only place on Earth with an aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum. Experience these exhibits and more during Thursday’s festive 21+ only NightLife event, and sip on wine, beer, or a unique specialty cocktail available for purchase at bars throughout the museum.

Get the party started with cool science and new unique themes every month. With live DJs, bars, ambiance lighting, and nearly 60,000 live animals (including familiar faces like Claude, our alligator with albinism), the night is sure to be wild.

Meet the newest African penguin chicks, Pogo and Ozzie, and the rest of the colony of playful penguins in African Hall. Catch the latest immersive show in the 75-foot planetarium, taking you on a spectacular journey to the far reaches of the universe, featuring different themes at varying times throughout the night. Step inside a lush, four-story rainforest teeming with life—from free-flying birds to exotic reptiles, amphibians, and more.

This event is 21+.

All sales are final, no refunds or exchanges.

What to consider


- Present your ticket and valid photo ID for quick and easy entry.
- Last entry into the rainforest is 7:30 pm.
- Planetarium passes are not included with NightLife admission and are sold separately for $5 each.
- All food and drink must be enjoyed in the Academy Café or outdoors.

Getting there:

- Streetcar: N-Judah Muni Metro (wheelchair-accessible) to 9th Avenue and Irving Street.
- Bus: Line 44 O'Shaughnessy to Tea Garden Drive, or Line 5 Fulton to 8th Avenue and Fulton Street.



Where is the experience

California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, California, USA


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