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Among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 46 million specimens.

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de Young Museum

de Young Museum

0.29km from California Academy of Sciences

This is a fine arts museum located in San Francisco, California. Located in Golden Gate Park. It showcases American art from the 17th through the 21st centuries, international contemporary art, textiles, and costumes, and art from the Americas, the Pacific and Africa.

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

0.29km from California Academy of Sciences

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, comprising the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park, is the largest public arts institution in the city of San Francisco. The museums operate on an annual budget funded by membership dues, ticket sales, donations and purchases in its stores.

San Francisco Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden

0.37km from California Academy of Sciences

This is a living garden within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, showcasing over 8,500 different kinds of plants from around the world. Its 55 acres represents nearly 9,000 different kinds of plants from around the world, with particular focus on Magnolia species, high elevation palms, conifers, and cloud forest species from Central America, South America and Southeast Asia.

Japanese Tea Garden

Japanese Tea Garden

0.38km from California Academy of Sciences

This is the oldest public Japanese garden in the United States located inside Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Originally built as part of a sprawling World's Fair, the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894. Though many of its attractions are still a part of the garden today, there have been changes throughout the history of the garden that have shaped it into what it is today. This complex of many paths,, and a teahouse features plants and trees arranged in a Japanese style.

Conservatory of Flowers

Conservatory of Flowers

0.6km from California Academy of Sciences

The Conservatory of Flowers is a botanical garden of rare and unusual tropical plants located in Golden Gate Park. The oldest existing wood-and-glass conservatory in North America, the Conservatory of Flowers houses nearly 2,000 species.

Stow Lake Boathouse

Stow Lake Boathouse

0.98km from California Academy of Sciences

The Stow Lake Boathouse is a recreational facility in San Francisco.The boathouse is located at Stow Lake, which is on the easternmost side of Golden Gate Park.

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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. It houses an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum all under one roof.

The museum is open all round the year with special holiday season packages which should be watched out for. Operating hours:

Monday–Saturday: 9:30 am–5 pm

Sunday: 11 am–5 pm

Website: https://www.calacademy.org
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