30 Things to Do in San Francisco - California Academy of Sciences - Includes an aquarium, planetarium, rainforest with butterflies and birds, natural history exhibits, and interactive science exhibits. Be sure to visit the unusual green roof (entirely covered in plants). The museum is open daily 9:30-5:00 and Sundays 11:00-5:00. Tickets are $25-35. **Museum is included in the San Francisco City Pass, which provides museum discounts and cable car passes.
California Academy of Sciences - The California Academy of Sciences is the only place on the planet with an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum, and a 4-story rainforest all under one roof. It’s a stunning architectural achievement with hundreds of unique exhibits and nearly 40,000 live animals.
California Academy of Sciences by architects Renzo Piano Building Workshop opened last week in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. The museum, which contains an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum and research and educational facilities, features a “green” roof and numerous sustainable features.