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    San Francisco Museums
    In a city known for its ethnic and cultural diversity, San Francisco museums are no exception. From masterpieces to multimedia, the City's museums are among the finest in the world.

     

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    Academy of Sciences, California
    Academy of Sciences, California
    An aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and a 4-story rainforest all under one roof! 55 Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park 379-8000, calacademy.com
    Aquarium of the Bay
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    Asian Art Museum
    Asian Art Museum
    One of the largest Asian art collections in the Western world, over 13,000 art objects spanning 6,000 years of history. 200 Larkin/McAllister 581-3500, asianart.org     View Display Ad
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    Cable Car Barn & Museum
    Cable Car Barn & Museum
    Displays the history of San Francisco's cable cars and the underground cables that pull the cars along the tracks. 1201 Mason/ Washington 474-1887, cablecarmuseum.org
    Contemporary Jewish Museum
    Contemporary Jewish Museum
    Presenting contemporary perspectives and Jewish views on art, history, and culture. 736 Mission/3rd St. 655-7800 thecjm.org
    de Young Museum
    de Young Museum
    17th-21st century art from the Americas, the Pacific & Africa, international textiles and costumes. GG Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr. 750-3600, deyoungmuseum.org
    Current Exhibits: The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950–1990; David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition
    Exploratorium
    Exploratorium
    A 21st Century learning laboratory and interactive science museum now open in their all-new facility on the Embarcadero. Pier 15, Embarcadero. 528-4360, exploratorium.edu
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    Haas-Lilienthal House
    GLBT History Museum
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    4127 18th St/Castro St. 621-1107
    Haas-Lilienthal House
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    2007 Franklin/Washington 441-3004, www.sfheritage.org
    Legion of Honor Museum
    Over 4,000 years of art including works by El Greco, Rembrandt, Monet and many other famous artists. Lincoln Park,
    100 34th Ave. 750-3600 legionofhonor.org
    Current Exhibits: Matisse from SFMOMA; Anders Zorn, Sweden's Master Painter
    Museum of the African Diaspora
    Exhibitions and programs featuring the art, history, culture of Africa and of people of African descent world wide. 685 Mission/3rd St. 358-7200
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    Museum of Pez Memorabilia
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    Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum
    Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum
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    175 Jefferson/Mason 771-6188, ripleysf.com
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    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
    San Francisco Maritime National Park
    Hyde Street Pier historic ships, Maritime Museum, Visitors Center. Fisherman's Wharf 447-5000
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    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
    SFMOMA on the Go: Free outdoor exhibit of eight sculptures by world-renowned artist Mark Di Suvero. Crissy Field.
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    151 3rd St./Mission 357-4000, sfmoma.org/onthego
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    San Francisco Botanical Garden
    A living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres showcasing over 8,000 different kinds of plants from all over the world. Open daily at 9am. Now through September: Last entry at 6pm. 9th Ave./Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park 661-1316, sfbotanicalgarden.org
    USS Pampanito
    USS Pampanito
    Authentic WWII submarine. Exclusive iPod audio tour features voices of Pampanito crewmen. National Historic landmark.
    Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 45 775-1943, maritime.org
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    The Walt Disney Family Museum
    The fascinating and inspiring story of Walt Disney is illuminated in more than 1000 artifacts. The Presidio, 104 Montgomery 345-6800
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    Current Exhibit: Water to Paper, Paint to Sky: The Art of Tyrus Wong; Bruno Bozzetto: Animation Maestro!
    Wells Fargo History Museum
    Wells Fargo History Museum
    Interactive exhibits, rare artifacts from California's early history: stagecoach, mining tools, gold, maps. 420 Montgomery/California 396-2619, wellsfargohistory.com
    Winchester Mystery House
    Winchester Mystery House
    Find out why Sarah Winchester built a 160-room house with doors, stairs and passageways leading nowhere. San Jose. (408) 247-2101, winchestermysteryhouse.com
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    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
    A multidisciplinary arts center presenting visual and performing arts, films and public programs. 701 Mission/3rd St. 978-ARTS (2787), ybca.org

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    Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet
    Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet
    Restored WWII and Apollo recovery ship. WWII bomber, F-14 fighter, Apollo quarantine facility and command module. 707 W Hornet, Alameda. (510) 521-8448, uss-hornet.org
    Bay Area Discovery Museum
    Bay Area Discovery Museum
    Spectacular setting under the north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Hands-on exhibitions for children ages 1-8. Fort Baker, Sausalito 339-3900, baykidsmuseum.org
    Lawrence Hall of Science
    Lawrence Hall of Science
    This user-friendly museum features interactive experimentation in geology, animal behavior and plant life. UC Berkeley (510) 642-5134, lhs.berkeley.edu

    Monterey Bay Aquarium
    Monterey Bay Aquarium
    This nonprofit aquarium is home to more than 6,500 specimens of Marine life indigenous to the Monterey Bay. Monterey (408) 648-4888, montereybayaquarium.org
    Oakland Museum of California
    Oakland Museum of California
    The only museum devoted exclusively to the art, ecology and history of California. Downtown Oakland (510) 238-2200, museumca.org
    The Tech Museum of Innovation
    The Tech Museum of Innovation
    See how technology is changing the way we live. Featuring the IMAX® Dome theater. 201 South Market St., San Jose (408) 294-TECH, thetech.org
    University Art Museum
    University Art Museum
    At UC Berkeley, this museum features works by Rothko, Cézanne, Rubens, local area artists. Special rotating exhibits. Berkeley (510) 642-1295, bampfa.berkeley.edu
    USS Potomac
    USS Potomac
    Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Floating White House" is now a National Historic Landmark and floating museum. Port of Oakland, FDR Pier (510) 839-8256, usspotomac.org

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    Academy of Art University
    Academy of Art University Galleries
    A training ground for some of the country's best new fine & commercial artists. 625 & 688 Sutter St.; 79 New Montgomery St.; 618-6305, www.academyart.edu.
    Current Exhibits: Three nonprofit galleries showcase painting, sculpture, photography, etchings and lithographs by senior and master students, faculty and alumni.