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Aquarium of the Bay

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Explore the magic, beauty and wonder of San Francisco Bay at Aquarium of the Bay. Your visit will take you through three main exhibit areas that display the amazing riches that lie beneath the surface of the San Francisco Bay and surrounding waters.

Highlights:

  • Discover the Bay - which teaches the visitor about the adolescent marine life
  • Under the Bay - where you can walk through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels with over 20,000 marine animals surrounding you from the San Francisco Bay
  • Touch the Bay - feel what it is like to touch a bat ray, leopard shark and other land animals
Aquarium of the Bay - San Francisco's only waterfront aquarium. A unique experience with three exhibit areas.

Discover the Bay

Your Aquarium of the Bay exploration begins here, featuring the distinctive ecosystems that support an incredibly wide variety of marine life. In eight exhibits featuring over a thousand aquatic animals, you will learn about the creatures that make their homes in the San Francisco Bay.

Under the Bay
Take a scuba diver's view of San Francisco Bay without the scuba gear in the Aquarium's most iconic exhibit. Where you can walk through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels with over 20,000 marine animals surrounding you from the San Francisco Bay.

Touch the Bay
Feel what it is like to touch a bat ray, leopard shark and other land animals. The magic of San Francisco Bay is literally at your finger tips in Touch the Bay, featuring touch pools with sharks and rays, as well as one with sea stars and other invertebrates, an exhibit highlighting San Francisco Bay estuaries, the interactive Bay Lab station and even exhibits highlighting land-dwelling animals with special messages to share.

Aquarium of the Bay recently enlarged its footprint with the addition of a 270-seat theater called the Bay Theater. Each day visitors can learn about the bay, its history and architecture, and view award-winning film festival films. (Theater Ticket is separate from Aquarium admission and is $8.00).

Begin your discovery of San Francisco Bay today. Get your eTickets today for the Aquarium of the Bay today. Great family time adventure!
Discover the Bay and Learn About Marine Life
Under the Bay Walk Through Clear Tunnels and See Over 20,000 Marine Animals
Touch the Bay and Feel the Animals
Learn About the Bay, Its History and Architecture
Aquarium By the Bay, San Francisco's Only Waterfront Aquarium
 
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Name:

Aquarium of the Bay

Operating Times:

Aquarium of the Bay is open 364 days each year. Closed on December 25.
General Hours of Operation:
Spring: Mar 1 - May 28: Mon-Thurs from 10 am - 7 pm, Fri-Sun from 10 am - 8 pm
Summer: May 29th - Sept 6: Every day from 9 am - 8 pm
Fall: Sept 7 - Oct 31: Mon-Thurs from 10 am -7 pm, Fri-Sun from 10 am - 8 pm
Winter: Nov 1 - Feb 28: Mon-Thurs from 10 am - 6 pm, Fri-Sun from 10 am - 7 pm

Reservation Notes:

Reservations are NOT needed or accepted. Tickets can be used on any operating day within 6 months of the purchase date.

Duration:

45 minutes

Booth Location:

Redeem your vouchers at the Aquarium of the Bay Visitors Service Desk at the main entrance, located on Pier 39 in Fisherman's Wharf, The Embarcadero and Beach Streets , San Francisco, CA 94133

Nearest Intersection:

The Embarcadero and Beach Streets The Embarcadero and Beach Streets

Parking:

Public parking facilities are available at Pier 35 or across from the main entrance at the PIER 39 garage. The garage is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please note that Aquarium of the Bay does not validate parking, but many PIER 39 restaurants do.

Age Requirements:

Children: Ages 4-12 years; Seniors: Ages 65+

Aquarium of the Bay Booth Location
Interactive Map: Zoom, Pan, Click & Drag.
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