Hours and Location

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Hours and Location

Aquarium of the Bay is located at the iconic PIER 39 next to Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco.

General Hours of Operation for Upcoming Months

January 1-8: 10am - 7pm
January 9-13: 10am - 6pm
January 14-15: 10am - 8pm
January 16-31: 10am - 6pm

February 1-17: 10am - 6pm
February 18-19: 10am - 8pm
February 20-28: 10am - 6pm

March 1-3: 10am - 6pm
March 4-31: 10am - 7pm


Early Closures Advisory

January 11: Closes early at 3pm January 20: Closese early at 4pm

Click here to view our complete 2017 Hours of Operation



Public Transportation

Aquarium of the Bay supports the use of public transportation.  Present a current, valid Bay Area public transportation pass or transfer and receive $2 off adult admission, and $1 off child/senior admission (cannot be combined with any other offer).

Visit www.511.org to get directions for using public transit to visit Aquarium of the Bay. The historic F Line stops right across from our front door.

Driving Directions

Click here for driving directions.


Public parking facilities are available at Pier 35 or across from the main entrance at the PIER 39 garage. The garage is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please note that Aquarium of the Bay does not validate parking, but many PIER 39 restaurants do.


We have ticket booths located on PIER 39 and Pier 41, as well as at the Visitors Service desk at our main entrance.

Save money and buy your tickets online!