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Is California Academy of Sciences Handicap Accessible?

Discover California Academy of Sciences wheelchair accessible attractions, things to do, tours and activities for disabled travelers. Read our informative review to learn if the California Academy of Sciences is wheelchair accessible and wheelchair friendly or if Wheelchair Jimmy recommends this attraction be avoided by travelers in wheelchairs.

The California Academy of Sciences is among the largest museums of natural history in the world. The academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavors of the museum during the 20th century.

Completely rebuilt in 2008, the building totals 400,000 square feet (37,000 square metres) and is among the newest natural history museums in the United States. The primary building in Golden Gate Park reopened on September 27, 2008.

  1. City Attraction Wheelchair Accessible:            Yes
  2. Fully Accessible Entry:                                         Yes
  3. Accessible Restrooms Onsite:                             Yes
  4. Restrictive Steps:                                                   No Steps (Ramps)

Jim’s Accessibility Comments:

Exceptionally wheelchair friendly attraction.