Nightlife VIP - California Academy of Sciences


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Nightlife VIP - California Academy of Sciences

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Looking for an exclusive experience during our weekly NightLife event? Join us on a NightLife VIP Tour! Enjoy a 30-minute private reception with cocktails (first two are on us!) and light bites before setting out on a behind-the-scenes tour featuring our sparkling gem vault, a stop inside our scientific collections, and more. NightLife VIP Tour guests also enjoy reserved planetarium seats.

Every Thursday night, the Academy transforms into San Francisco's most popular cultural night spot — a lively venue filled with provocative science, music, creatures, and cocktails — as visitors ages 21 and older get a chance to explore the museum after dark. Each weekly installment features something new and different.

Express entry into the Academy and access to Nightlife event; 30-minute private reception and two complimentary cocktails per guest; Complimentary light bites; A one-hour, behind-the-scenes tour with a private viewing of the Vault - home to highlights of the Academy's renowned gem and mineral collection; Interactions with Academy researchers in the Project Lab; A reserved pass for the 8:30pm Planetarium show.

Transportation to and from attraction; Additional cocktails.

Hours of operation
Available every Thursday night starting at 6:00pm.

Approximately 4 hours.

55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118.

Arrive at 6:00pm and enter through the Membership entrance. Meet at VIP check-in inside the lobby to receive your tour badge and further instructions.
Drinks and snacks begin at 6:00pm.
Tour leaves promptly at 6:30pm.
Redeem reserved planetarium passes at 8:30pm (show ends at approximately 9:05pm).

Additional Information
Parking in Golden Gate Park can be challenging, especially on weekends and holidays. Taking public transportation or getting dropped-off is highly encouraged.

Participant restrictions
Visitors must be at least 21 years of age and provide a valid ID.

Cancellation: 10 day prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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