Go inside and check the board! They count every day how many sea lions are in. If you have any questions: the researcher in there is the one to ask. I personally like the view... read more
Operated and managed by Aquarium of the Bay, the Sea Lion Center is a...
Operated and managed by Aquarium of the Bay, the Sea Lion Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers free interpretive programs to complement one of San Francisco's most popular attractions. More than six million annual visitors will have the opportunity to learn all about California sea lions and their history at PIER 39, as well as what everyone can do to help these charismatic mammals survive in their threatened habitat. The Sea Lion Center includes a classroom and exhibit space located directly above the sea lions' regular hangout on PIER 39's K-Dock.
Hours of operation: Daily 10am-5pm.