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The Beat Museum, San Francisco

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#17 of 30 in Museums in San Francisco
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  • I visited the museum with my 3 kids aged 17, 12 and 11 on our first afternoon in San Francisco just after a stop across the street at the bookstore. The museum is filled with artifacts and narratives ...  more »
  • I had fairly low expectations for this "attraction," but even my low expectations were dashed to even lower levels. It's an $8.00 admission, and you'll do well to keep the $8 in your pocket. The museu...  more »
  • Nice collection and educational experience. The people who work there are awesome. Gave a really good look and feel for something I knew nothing about.  more »
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  • Interesting exhibition about the Beat generation. Very informative, great place to drop by if you are interested in literature. Nice conversation with the guy running it.
  • Fun experience. Very educational. You can always ask the counter guy about what is Beat or watch the film in their theater room called the Source
  • Cool little museum. The staff was so friendly. This is a great place to take teenagers who are interested in learning about the Beat Poets. Go to City Lights bookstore and check out Jack Kerouac Alley to round out the trip.
  • Absolutely The BEST!! If you want to learn about the Iconic History of the Hippies and Beats you MUST go this Amazing place.
  • Very cool shop. I was walking by and was compelled by an intangible force to enter and explore.

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