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Nightlife Events at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco

Angel Fish at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco: Nightlife
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Nightlife event at the Cal Academy of Science


Every Thursday night the California Academy of Sciences opens their doors in a unique way. By day the museum caters to children, families and schools. But on Thursday nights the museum transforms into an adult intellectual haven. Complete with a DJ, alcohol and special movies in the planetarium. Each week is a different theme as well, allowing the kid in you to taste, try and explore to your hearts content.

Upcoming theme nights include:

  • Halloween Nightlife (Oct 31): You can "Face off with your inner monster with the help of manic makeup artists, touch slimy specimens (including human brains!) in an Organ Lab, and take part in a giant squid dissection."
  • Gentleman's Nightlife (Nov 7): "Learn how to keep your head sharp with a barbering demo courtesy of Peoples Barber" while you "put a little hair on your chest while sipping your way through a whiskey lounge in African Hall."
  • Metamorphosis NightLife (Nov 14): "From giant interactive puzzles and short performance pieces documenting bizarre animal behaviors, to movement-based music and large-scale projections."

Nightlife is every Thursday from 6-10 pm and is 21 and over. Tickets are $12 ($10 if you're already a member).

Several restaurants and local eateries are nearby as well as the Muni transportation system. The museum is located in Golden Gate Park right across from the Japanese Tea Garden.


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