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Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Castro + Forest Hill

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Friday, October 12, 2018 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency

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


Cal Academy of Sciences: Neighborhood Free Days | Fall 2018 + Spring 2019

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 $35.95 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), bank statement, or letter from a government agency with name and home address (not a P.O. Box)

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

2018 Fall & 2019 Spring 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 2018 Free Days: Sept. 14, 15, 16
  • Spring 2019 Free Days: March 1, 2, 3

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, 94108, 94109, 94111, 94126, 94130, 94133, & 94158

  • Fall 2018 Free Days: Sept. 28, 29, 30
  • Spring 2019 Free Days: March 8, 9, 10

Neighborhoods: Castro, Forest Hill, Glen Park, Noe Valley, Parkmerced, Parkside, St. Francis Wood, & Sunset
Zip Codes: 94114, 94116, 94122, 94127, 94131, & 94132

  • Fall 2018 Free Days: Oct. 12, 13, 14
  • Spring 2019 Free Days: March 15, 16, 17

Neighborhoods: Bayview-Hunters Point, Bernal Heights, Dogpatch, Excelsior, Ingleside, Mission, Outer Mission, Portola, Potrero Hill, & Visitacion Valley
Zip Codes: 94107, 94110, 94112, 94124, & 94134

  • Fall 2018 Free Days: Oct. 19, 20, 21
  • Spring 2019 Free Days: March 22, 23, 24

For the weekend of October 12-14 residents of Castro, Forest Hill, Glen Park, Noe Valley, Parkmerced, Parkside, St. Francis Wood, Sunset get free admission to the California Academy of Sciences thanks to the “Neighborhood Free Days” promotion.

Zip Codes: 94114, 94116, 94122, 94127, 94131, 94132


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Free for SF residents with proof of neighborhood residency
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Kids & Families, San Francisco
Address: 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA

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