Public Aquariums

Aquarium of the Bay

Aquarium of the Bay


The Embarcadero and Beach St.
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(415)623-5300 or (888)SEA-DIVE


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Learn more about the San Francisco Bay and what lies beneath the surface and surrounding waters. Learn more about the ecosystems that support the variety of marine life and see over 20,000 marine animals. Also get up close to the animals by visiting the touch pools that include sharks, rays and sea stars.


Online prices:

Adult $24.95
Children (3-11) $14.95
Seniors (Ages 65+) $14.95
Family Rate (2 adults and 2 children) $70.00

Prices higher at door.

Discounts available for local residents, military personnel and groups


Open 364 days each year. They are closed on December 25

Hours of Operation vary - check website for specific dates.

Plan Your Trip:

If you are planning to visit multiple sites in the San Francisco area, be sure to get the San Francisco CityPass. It includes admission to the Muni & Cable Car (7 Day Passport), California Academy of Sciences, Blue and Gold Fleet Bay Cruise, the Aquarium of the Bay or the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Exploratorium or the De Young Museum.