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The Beat Museum, San Francisco

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4.2/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web
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  • We arrived by chance, and the first thing I have to say, is that the 2 people that they attended to us (a young man and a Knight) are lovely, helped us a lot, you know a lot of the time. You take care as if they were your friends. They have lots of information. Inside the tent there is a small museum, it pays very little. Just enter is wonderful. Although you do not buy, it is a pleasant place to visit. Excellent location. They have many offers and sale of souvenirs.
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  • I can’t believe I waited 16 years to finally visit the Beat Museum being such a Kerouac appreciator. Till this day, his writing has left me with a sense of the beauty of the present moment in a way th...  read more »
  • I stumbled upon this museum by sheer luck! I'm a fan of the movement and the writing. So, being able to see the artifacts, take photos, and watch some video was a treat. The gentlemen who collected my...  read more »
  • A truly fascinating and informative place to stop and marvel at if you have an interest in the Beat scene/movement. Original artifacts and manuscripts and a friendly and knowledgable staff who run it.
  • Great museum! I love beat literature. 10/10 would recommend
  • If you want to learn all about Kerouac, this little museum is for you. Great bookstore
  • Fascinating for anyone with an interest in the beats. Low key, but that only serves to make the experience more authentic.
  • Interesting place to go, following your visit to the City Lights Bookstore. It's small but it has a lot of things you can relate if you are into the beatnick culture, many things belonging to the authors associated with the movement (a table, a car, etc)
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