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California Academy of Sciences

One of the largest natural history museums in the world, the California Academy of Sciences is located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The Academy recently moved into a completely renovated, eco-friendly building in 2008. The new building features a green roof that is over 2.5 acres in size as well as numerous "green" building materials. This new building houses three general areas: the Steinhart Aquarium, the Morrison Planetarium, and the Kimball Natural History Museum.

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One of the largest natural history museums in the world, the California Academy of Sciences is located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The Academy recently moved into a completely renovated, eco-friendly building in 2008. The new building features a green roof that is over 2.5 acres in size as well as numerous "green" building materials. This new building houses three general areas: the Steinhart Aquarium, the Morrison Planetarium, and the Kimball Natural History Museum.

In addition to functioning as a museum and promoting public education, the Academy also conducts a large amount of original research in many fields relating to natural history and science.

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Address:
55 Music Concourse Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94118
Directions:
(415) 379-8000
Hours:
Open Monday-Saturday: 9:30am-5pm, Sunday: 11am-5pm
Admission:
"Adults: $29.95, Seniors (ages 65 and over):$24.95, Students: $24.95, Youths (ages 12-17): $24.95, Children (ages 4-11): $19.95, Ages 3 and under: Free"
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