California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, CA, United States
San Francisco United States
Founded:
1853

The California Academy of Sciences is a natural history museum in San Francisco, California, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 26 million specimens. The Academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavors of the museum during the 20th century. Wikipedia

California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, CA, United States
San Francisco United States

The California Academy of Sciences is a natural history museum in San Francisco, California, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 26 million specimens. The Academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavors of the museum during the 20th century. Wikipedia

Founded:
1853
  • Oct 31 at 0:35 PM
    Happy Halloween, humans! We don''t think a handful of taxicab beetles (aka sun beetles) is anything but beautiful, but we know some of you may disagree. See them on your next visitto us, or west/central Africa; photo by biologist @timtast1c.
  • Oct 29 at 10:32 PM
    Calling all humans: ITS #SEASLUGDAY! In todays story, we take you through the top-12 #nudibranch favorites of curator Terry Gosliner, aka the man whos discovered ~1,500 of the 3,000 species known to science. Have a squishy favorite? Give em a shout!
  • Oct 28 at 8:21 PM
    Academy pre-Halloween forecast: Slightly strange, and getting stranger. (Photo by @rockceratops) + = #pumpkinproblems
  • Oct 20 at 8:08 PM
    Vietnamese mossy frog at rest > test for color-blindness. Bring your eyes to our Water Planet exhibit photo by @timtast1c

Oct 31, 0:35 PM

Happy Halloween, humans! We don''t think a handful of taxicab beetles (aka sun beetles) is anything but beautiful, but we know some of you may disagree. See them on your next visitto us, or west/central Africa; photo by biologist @timtast1c.

Oct 29, 10:32 PM

Calling all humans: ITS #SEASLUGDAY! In todays story, we take you through the top-12 #nudibranch favorites of curator Terry Gosliner, aka the man whos discovered ~1,500 of the 3,000 species known to science. Have a squishy favorite? Give em a shout!

Oct 28, 8:21 PM

Academy pre-Halloween forecast: Slightly strange, and getting stranger. (Photo by @rockceratops) + = #pumpkinproblems

Oct 20, 8:08 PM

Vietnamese mossy frog at rest > test for color-blindness. Bring your eyes to our Water Planet exhibit photo by @timtast1c