Sea Lion Center, San Francisco

Sea Lion Center, San Francisco

Pier 39 is famous for the sea lions snuggling up in the sun or taking a dip in the bay. They bark at each other, bite each other, walk over each other, but amazingly still remain friends. After you spectate them on close range, walk up the stairs to the Sea Lion Center – a great place to learn more about these sweet creatures and how you can make a great impact.

The staff at the Center are very knowledgeable and can answer any question you have about the sea lions. Although it is a small museum, it is packed with information. Exhibits include a sea lion skeleton as well as interactive videos. Best part of this place is that it's free – though they do have a donation box if you are able to spare a couple dollars.

Nice small educational center/museum to add to your itinerary!

Opening Hours:
Daily: 10am–5pm

Educational Programming:
10:30am/12:30pm/2:30pm/4:30pm

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Sight Name: Sea Lion Center
Sight Location: San Francisco, USA (See walking tours in San Francisco)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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