Museums

exploratorium

The Exploratorium is a public learning laboratory in San Francisco exploring the world through science, art, and human perception. Its mission is to create inquiry-based experiences that transform learning worldwide.

legion-of-honor

The Legion of Honor is a part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The name is used both for the museum collection and for the building in which it is housed. On March 22, 2016, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco announced the appointment of Max Hollein as its director, taking over from Colin Bailey who left for the Morgan Library & Museum after a two-year term.

mexican-museum

El Museo Mexicano or The Mexican Museum is a San Francisco, California, United States museum created to exhibit the aesthetic expression of the Latino, Chicano, Mexican, and Mexican-American people. The city of San Francisco granted the Mexican Museum a 66-year lease for its future use of the site, renewable for 33 years.

museum-of-the-african-diaspora

The Museum of the African Diaspora is a museum in San Francisco, California, documenting the African diaspora. MoAD showcases the history, art, and cultural richness that resulted from the migration of Africans throughout the world. By realizing their mission, MoAD connects all people through their shared African heritage.

san-francisco-cable-car-museum

The Cable Car Museum is a free museum in the Nob Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, California. Located at 1201 Mason Street, it contains historical and explanatory exhibits on the San Francisco cable car system which can itself be regarded as a working museum. The museum contains several examples of old cable cars, together with smaller exhibits and a shop.

san-francisco-museum-of-modern-art

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is a modern art museum located in San Francisco, California. A nonprofit organization, SFMOMA holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art, and was the first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th-century art.

the-walt-disney-family-museum

The Walt Disney Family Museum is an American museum that features the life and legacy of Walt Disney. The museum is located in The Presidio of San Francisco, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco. The museum retrofitted and expanded three existing historic buildings on the Presidio’s Main Post.

asian-art-museum-of-san-francisco

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco houses one of the most comprehensive Asian art collections in the world, with more than 18,000 works of art in its permanent collection, some as much as 6,000 years old.

california-academy-of-sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is a natural history museum in San Francisco, California, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 26 million specimens. 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.

childrens-creativity-museum

Children’s Creativity Museum is an innovative art and technology experience for children ages 2-12 years located in Yerba Buena Gardens, in San Francisco, California. The mission of the museum is to nurture creativity and collaboration in all children and families.

contemporary-jewish-museum

The Contemporary Jewish Museum was founded in 1984 in San Francisco, California. Its current mission is to make the diversity of the Jewish experience relevant for a twenty-first century audience through exhibitions and educational programs.

de-young

The de Young, a fine arts museum located in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, is one of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco along with the Legion of Honor. The de Young is named for its founder, early San Francisco newspaperman M. H. de Young.

Heritage

chinese-historical-society-of-america

The Chinese Historical Society of America is the oldest and largest archive and history center documenting the Chinese American experience in the United States. It was conceived in the fall of 1962 and incorporated on January 5, 1963, and is based in San Francisco, California. It was founded by Thomas W. Chinn, C.H. Kwock, Chingwah Lee, H.K. Wong, and Thomas W.S. Wu D.D.S.

alcatraz-island

Alcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles offshore from San Francisco, California, United States. The small island was developed with facilities for a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison (1868), and a federal prison from 1933 until 1963.

sutro-baths

The Sutro Baths were a large, privately owned public saltwater swimming pool complex in the Lands End area of the Outer Richmond District in western San Francisco, California. Built in 1896, it was located near the Cliff House, Seal Rock, and Sutro Heights Park.

ss-jeremiah-obrien

SS Jeremiah O’Brien is a Liberty ship built during World War II and named for American Revolutionary War ship captain Jeremiah O’Brien. Now based in San Francisco, she is a rare survivor of the 6,939-ship armada that stormed Normandy on D-Day, 1944.

port-point

Fort Point is a masonry seacoast fortification located at the southern side of the Golden Gate at the entrance to San Francisco Bay. This fort was completed just before the American Civil War by the United States Army, to defend San Francisco Bay against hostile warships.

mission-dolores

Mission San Francisco de Asís, or Mission Dolores, is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco and the seventh religious settlement established as part of the California chain of missions. The Mission was founded on June 29, 1776, by Lieutenant José Joaquin Moraga and, both members of the de Anza Expedition, which had been charged with bringing Spanish settlers to Alta California, and evangelizing the local Natives, the Ohlone.

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