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

December 1-16: 10am- 6pm
December 17-23: 9am - 8pm
December 24: 10am - 5pm
December 25: Closed
December 26-30: 9am - 8pm
December 31: 10am - 5pm

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


Early Closures Advisory

December 2: Closes early at 4:30pm
December 9: Closes early at 5:00pm
December 13: Closes early at 4:00pm
December 15: Closes early 5:00pm

Click here to view our complete 2016 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!