The Beat Museum, San Francisco

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  • This is a small museum - just one room really, up a short flight of stairs - with Beatnik memorabilia and information about the movement, and the characters that defined it, including the most famous ...  more »
  • This is a must stop for all fans of the Beat movement. Save extra time for the book store and be sure to chat with the knowledgeable docent. We stopped in not knowing what to expect and can’t wait to ...  more »
  • The Beat museum was no. 1 on my to-do list when I moved to San Francisco. There’s no other place like this! Lots of things to discover here for those who wants to go back to the Beat time. Lots of int...  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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