The California Academy of Sciences is 155 years old and their new building in Golden Gate Park is the largest Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified green building in the United States.
The Academy has several venues, including an aquarium, a 4-story rainforest, the planetarium, science museums, 3D theater, a lecture hall, and a naturalist center. The building also houses the Academy science labs and administrative offices, including an extensive library and scientific archive consisting of more than 26 million specimens.
All of these offerings are under a “living” roof. 1.7 million plant specimens make up the 2.5 acre living roof making it yet another for the Academy’s attractions.
- Behind-the-Scenes Tour
- Nightlife VIP Tour
- Wine & Dine Tour