Activities for a Rainy Day in San Francisco

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  • Amy P
    San Jose, CA19 contributions
    This museum touches different sciences - biology (dissecting a cow's eye. seeing a chick's heart beating, shrimps), geology, physics (wheels, floating fabrics). So much to see and explore with kids. Worth the time and energy to visit!
    Written 1 September 2022
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  • AlbaBL
    Silver Spring, MD32 contributions
    This is a wonderful area to visit. Beautiful grounds and you can do as much or as little as you want.
    Written 22 September 2022
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  • Les Giles
    6 contributions
    Was an excellent exhibit and very informative especially Walt's family photos and history. There was also a free bus going back into town.
    Written 26 June 2022
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  • Balasubramanian R
    Chennai (Madras), India607 contributions
    Ferry building marketplace is one the centre point and land mark. Big wall clock is situated on the top and time can be viewed from long distance. Many shops are there in the building. Ferry services are available nearby.
    Written 24 September 2022
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  • hperdaems
    37 contributions
    SFMOMA has a great and wide collection, 7 floors of different kind of arts.
    wheelchair accessibility is great, and the set up is very big so enough space also during COVID times
    great cafe with outside sitting area, with some statues / art.
    easy to spend 3-4 hours here
    Written 2 May 2022
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  • scott r
    Silver Spring, MD612 contributions
    Impressive structure with great views and convenient to Lands End. There's some interesting art here, interspersed with I'll call avant garde period clothing 'tnterpretations' of the rooms in which they are displayed (a seperate exhibit of this artist's work, but I did not pay extra $$ to see). An entire over the top period room set piece is something to see. It's all easily navigable in under two hours, with a good variety of art - the main de Young collection is better, but this is certainly interesting. Not crowded, restful and there is a cafe.
    Written 2 October 2022
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  • DiverM
    Jupiter, FL521 contributions
    I enjoyed a quick visit her for about 15 minutes. It’s free but the hours were only about 10-4. You can get a pass to ride cable cars all day for $13 which beats $8 per ride.
    Written 23 September 2022
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  • ThorwaldVikingAsgaar
    106 contributions
    The de Young, designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, is the nation’s fifth most visited art museum. It showcases American art from the seventeenth through the twenty-first centuries, international textile arts and costumes, and art from the Americas, the Pacific, and Africa.
    There was an outstanding flower show matching some art work during our visit.
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • Reverantone
    Culver City, CA72 contributions
    What more can we say....This place is fantastic and affordable. I am shocked at the fact most of the games always work and I am talking about the hundred year old ones too. Simple and straight forward its a game geeks Oldschool playground. Its at the wharf so it can get insanely busy so for us off season Sundays seem to work well! From Fooseball to Original Time Crisis(Yep) they have a great history of games and coin opentertainment.
    Written 5 October 2022
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  • Arun K
    Nagpur District, India2,930 contributions
    The museum, which specialises in Asian history & culture has brilliant collection of Asian art.
    There are thoughtful placements from various countries of Asia say China, Japan, Korea , India, Indonesia etc . Whenever we visit San Francisco, feel like visiting this place as it gives us immense pleasure.
    Along with art galleries, the three floor museum has awesome amenities like cafe , shop/ boutique, children learning center, education center etc.
    A worth visiting place to see Chinese, Japanese & Indian ancient arts.
    The admission to museum is free on first Sunday of every month.
    The front bench & staff is very cooperative.
    Written 19 August 2022
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  • BigMerk
    Glasgow, UK2,045 contributions
    Located beside Fishermans Wharf, this collection of buildings set around a great courtyard houses all things chocolate. It’s a great visit and of course you must buy something to take home.
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • Bob S
    San Francisco, CA21 contributions
    Great tour guide. I did the tour about 3 years ago and had a blast and this time the spoken tour AND the pours were different. Pedro was terrific and deserves a raise! Have already posted about it and gotten people engaged in wanting to try it again or when family comes visiting. Always been a fan of Anchor as one of my go-to choices for draft at bars and restaurants.
    Written 5 October 2022
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  • itsmedude20
    Doha, Qatar31 contributions
    Was amazing structure and an iconic historic building feel so happy to see and staff are very friendly and helpful I really enjoyed inside and outside of hall
    Written 10 September 2022
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  • Heinz S
    Bernese Oberland, Switzerland381 contributions
    Die Eintrittskosten von wenigen Dollars lohnen sich sehr. Mit zwei Broschüren wird die Architektur und die Ausstellung bestens beschrieben. Ein Highlight!
    The entrance fee of a few dollars is well worth it. With two brochures, the architecture and the exhibition are described in the best possible way. A highlight!
    Written 16 August 2022
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  • Martyherbs
    Grimsby, UK59 contributions
    great little find, as soon as you go inside you will be amazed how the crew lived and operated all those years ago, the smells, things to touch, sounds and feelings as you crawl through hatches and tight areas really send your senses wild, it felt very close and oppressive but we loved it.
    Written 3 April 2022
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