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California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
from US$35.95*
California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket
from US$35.95*
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
27 Jul 2018
“Reserve ticket and check the show”
4 weeks ago
“Always a great experience”
This observatory has a custom-made telescope that projects a field of 3,800 stars.
San Francisco Academy of Science, San Francisco, CA 94118
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 415-750-7145
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve been coming here since I was a kid. There’s a variety of planetarium shows and they change seasonally. Never a disappointment.

Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We went to the Planetarium Friday end of July. Very Crowded with kids. We came at 10AM and show related to astronomy was only at 1.30PM..Before only Coral reef show that had nothing to do with astronomy. We also could not get tickets for both...More

Thank Mateja K
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I was very disappointed. It is not a planetarium, it is a movie theater with a poor video projector. The sky was not dark, the images were fuzzy (pixels the size of nickels). I nearly cried. Don't waste your time. Go and find a real...More

1  Thank Golda99
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This place is beautiful. Apt for kids but the adults will also have a nice time here. The best part is the movie which they show at the Planetarium. It is completely breathtaking and I haven't seen anything like that before.

Thank JainShipra
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I had been a member of the Academy of Sciences for over 10 years when they closed down to move their location and update their facilities. I would go almost every other month as I absolutely loved the Morrison Planetarium and the shows. I thought...More

2  Thank 611ellejay
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Habitat Earth is a must see. Travel through space and time during an immersive dome show. What are plastic bags doing to the entire eco system is just one of many things delivered to you from the beginning of life to current living and future...More

2  Thank Liz950
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Such a great place to bring the kids, and anybody for that matter. What a show! Mind blowing and so entertaining and breath-taking, and that's just the start. Sit back, if you can, and enjoy!

Thank William M
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

The best planetarium I have ever seen. Huge and wonderful. The show was great and I was really impressed!

Thank Ania K
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We saw "Fragile Planet" at the planetarium during our visit to the California Academy of Sciences in early July. Another available show at the time was "Habitat Earth" but that one has far less (if any) astronomy. (When I visit a planetarium I was to...More

2  Thank MerelyATourist
Reviewed 2 January 2015

The place is very beautiful and modern, containing high technolgy HD projectors and nice chairs. We have watched LIFE: A COSMIC STORY and we fully became imersed on the video.

1  Thank Márcio C
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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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