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Saturday, September 25, 2021
Explore the secrets of the Academy as you spend an hour behind the scenes learning more about how the museum works—and what it takes to house nearly 46 million specimens.
On your tour, you'll visit our scientific research collections, step into our dazzling gem and mineral vault—not on view to the public!—and make your way up to our Living Roof, where you’ll learn how Academy science is changing the world. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Tours are limited to 12 total guests. (Please note: Tour includes stairs and unpaved paths.)
* 45-minute guided tour
* Tours depart daily at 11 am,1 pm, 2 pm, and 3:30 pm
* VIP Entrance to Osher Rainforest and Shake House earthquake simulator
* Includes 10% off retail and dining
Please note: Each VIP Tour guest must also have a Daytime Admission ticket to enter the building. Click here to add to your order.