California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, California, 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, California, 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

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