This holiday season, your winter wonderland is in the heart of San Francisco. Frolic under outdoor snow flurries, enjoy dazzling decorations, and meet two impressively antlered reindeer in the East Garden. The Academy's annual tradition,‘Tis the Season for Science, returns this year for a safe, physically distanced outdoor celebration of one of the symbols of the season: Reindeer! Under twice-hourly snow flurries, learn about the remarkable adaptations that allow reindeer to thrive in frigid Arctic realms and migrate incredible distances each year—on foot, contrary to popular belief…
Monday–Saturday: 9:30 am–5 pm
Sunday: 11 am–5 pm
Last entry at 4 pm.
Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 26): 10 am–3 pm
Christmas Day (Friday, December 25): 11 am–5 pm
November 27–28 and December 26–30: Open until 6 pm