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California Academy of Sciences VIP Tour

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    What to Expect
    Make your way to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, where the California Academy of Sciences is located. Breeze right past the long ticket lines, and head into this super-popular attraction that includes a planetarium and a 4-story rain forest. Enjoy express entry into the rain forest exhibit and a reserved seat at a Morrison Planetarium show. Feel free to explore all the exhibits the museum has to offer before or after your scheduled tour.

    Academy Tour

    On this insider-access tour, explore the museum from a science and research perspective. With your museum guide, learn about the institution's 160-year history and how its scientists are tackling critical questions about life on Earth. Visit the research collections and a working laboratory; get closer to the living roof; and see breathtaking geology specimens in the vault.
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    Departure Point
    California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park
    • One-hour guided tour
    • Behind-the-scenes access
    • Reserved space in the Planetarium
    • 10% discount in Academy dining and shopping venues
    • Entry/Admission - California Academy of Sciences
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Guests must be age 8 or older to participate, and guests between the ages of 8 and 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Maximum of 14 people per tour
    • Morrison Planetarium shows take place throughout the day; you will receive a reserved ticket to the show of your choice
    • Wheelchair accessible; wheelchairs are available at Coat Check on a first-come, first-served basis
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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