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The Wave Organ, San Francisco

(3.4/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
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  • The wave organ was really neat to see, but not exactly musical. I feel like it was a great plan none the less. If you put your ear right next to the opening you can hear the wave sounds being amplifie...  more »
  • A friend of mine recommended we visit this place and said it is one of his favorite places in San Francisco. I heard that it is important to visit at high tide, but we saved this spot for our last day...  more »
  • I took a friend from out of town here, and it was really cool. The organ is more like amplified wave sounds and not as musical as the name implies. But it is fun to listen to, especially when you sit ...  more »
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  • Cool place, quiet. Do not drying low tide if you actually want to hear the organ.
  • It is a neat detour to see the wave organ, but I was expecting it to be louder.
  • Didn't have much luck and couldn't hear a thing when I went. It is a beautiful walk though, with very few people.
  • Nice and quiet, best to visit after a few days of hustle and bustle in the city. Not really music coming out of the organs but just listen to the waves crash.
  • The wave organ is wave-activated acoustic sculpture that uses a series of pipes that interact with the waves producing amazing melodies. 25 organ pipes made of PVC and concrete located at various elevations within the site, allowing for the rise and fall of the tides. Constructed by the Exploratorium back in 1986.