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California Academy of Sciences

The new California Academy of of Sciences building opened on 17th September 2008. The sustainable design includes a 2.5 acre living roof and 60,000 photovoltaic cells. There is also a garden, aviary and four story living tropical rainforest enclosed in a glass dome.

See blog post on roof gardens and on the California Academy of of Sciences vegetated roof.

 

Photograph © California Academy of Sciences
Photograph © California Academy of Sciences
Photograph © California Academy of Sciences

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

All year. Daily except Christmas and Thanksgiving. Open 9:30am (11am on Sunday) to 5pm.

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