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California Academy of Sciences: Free Day | Chinatown & Hayes Valley

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required

California Academy of Sciences | 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA



California Academy of Sciences | Neighborhood Free Days

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year.

So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof of residency, you can save yourself $34.95 and visit the museum for free. Read the full rules.

The Rules: Each visiting adult must show a valid photo ID with proof of residency (you may not bring out of town guests for free; they still have to pay). Visiting adults are limited to six children for free entry.

The following items or combinations are acceptable:

  • A driver’s license or state ID card
  • Photo ID plus postmarked envelope, postcard, or magazine label with name and date
  • Photo ID plus utility bill (gas/electric/cable) or bank statement
  • Letter from a government agency with name and home address (not a P.O. box)
  • Only residents from the zip codes invited on the designated dates will be admitted free of charge

Neighborhood Free Days
California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco
Mon-Sat | 9:30 am to 5 pm
Sunday | 11 am to 5 pm

2017 Fall Dates | Neighborhood Free Days

Neighborhoods: Alamo Square, Cole Valley, Cow Hollow, Fisherman’s Wharf, Haight-Ashbury, Laurel Heights, Marina, Pacific Heights, Presidio, Richmond, Western Addition
Zip codes: 94115, 94117, 94118, 94121, 94123, 94129, 94159
Fall 2017 Free Days: Sep. 15, 16, 17
Spring 2018 Free Days: Feb. 23, 24, 25

Neighborhoods: Chinatown, Financial District, Hayes Valley, Mission Bay, Nob Hill, North Beach, Russian Hill, SOMA, Telegraph Hill, Tenderloin, Treasure Island, Union Square, Yerba Buena Island
Zip codes: 94102, 94103, 94104, 94105, 94107, 94108, 94109, 94111, 94126, 94130, 94133, 94158
Fall 2017 Free Days: Sep. 29, 30, Oct. 1
Spring 2018 Free Days: Mar. 2, 3, 4

Neighborhoods: Castro, Excelsior, Forest Hill, Glen Park, Ingleside, Noe Valley, Outer Mission, Parkmerced, Parkside, St. Francis Wood, Sunset
Zip codes: 94112, 94114, 94116, 94122, 94127, 94131, 94132
Fall 2017 Free Days: Oct. 13, 14, 15
Spring 2018 Free Days: Mar. 9, 10, 11

Neighborhoods: Bayview-Hunters Point, Bernal Heights, Dogpatch, Mission, Portola, Potrero Hill, Visitacion Valley
Zip codes: 94110, 94124, 94134
Fall 2017 Free Days: Oct. 20, 21, 22
Spring 2018 Free Days: Mar. 16, 17, 18

California Academy of Sciences

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*

*Proof of neighborhood residency required

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Kids & Families, San Francisco
Address: 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA

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