Experience Nightlife
At The California Academy Of Sciences

Every Thursday night, the California Academy of Sciences transforms to a lively venue.

The California Academy of Sciences transforms to a lively venue filled with provocative science, music, creatures, and cocktails - as visitors ages 21-plus get a chance to explore the entire museum after dark from 6-10 p.m. with NightLife.

NightLife features a unique theme each week with special programs, rotating planetarium shows, top DJs, live music, and much more. For a complete event schedule, visit

A planetarium, aquarium, and natural history museum all under one living roof, the California Academy of Sciences is located inside Golden Gate Park. NightLife is held Thursdays year-round, from 6-10 p.m. and is a 21-plus event. A valid ID is required for entry. Food and drinks, including options from the Academy Cafe and The Terrace and seasonal cocktails, are available for purchase. Entry is $15 per person ($12 for Academy members).

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Author Brenda Tucker
Brenda Tucker

Brenda Tucker is the Director of Arts Marketing at San Francisco Travel. She has lived in San Francisco since 1998, after driving cross-country to a home she secured sight unseen. Brenda enjoys swimming out-of-doors year-round, being inspired by the incredible art scene in the City, and living in the best place on earth.