Seals at Pier 39 San Fransisco

19 Quirky Museums of San Fransisco Bay Area (Part – 1)

Regions covered –

Part-1 : Wine County, San Francisco City

Part-2 : Silicon Valley (South Bay)

Part – 3 : San Jose, Gilroy, Santa Cruz, Monterey

 


Wine County Region


19) Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center

Quiant museum in Sonoma for fans of the Peanuts comic strips.

Size – Small
Location – 2301 Hardies Ln, Santa Rosa
Website – https://schulzmuseum.org

18) The Cobra Experience

Heaven for American car fanatics near Concord, with learning and exhibition on the Ford and Shelby.

Size – Small
Location – 777 Arnold Dr #200, Martinez
Website – https://www.cobraexperience.org

17) Western Railway Museum

Situated near Fairfax, it offers rides in old historic trains and trolley cars for the train nerds among us. Visit the site and plan before going.

Size – Medium
Location – 5848 CA-12, Suisun City
Website – https://www.wrm.org


San Fransisco Region


16) Sea Lion Center

Seals at Pier 39 San Fransisco
Seals at Pier 39 San Fransisco

After you’ve seen the seals at Pier 39, search around for the seal museum which allows you to touch the surface of different types of seal skins.

Size – Tiny
Location – 203, Pier 39, San Francisco
Website – https://bayecotarium.org/about/sea-lion-center/

15) Lefty’s the Left Handed Store

Potraits of left-handed celebrities on the wall
Pictures of left-handed celebrities on the wall

This store epitomizes diversity and inclusion California is known for. There are everyday items for lefties including scissors and mugs and pictures of lefty celebrities on the wall.

Size – Tiny
Location – North Beach, San Francisco
Website – www.leftyslefthanded.com

14) San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Giant Spider sculpture at SF MoMA
Giant Spider sculpture at SF MoMA

Although it houses a vase repertoire of modern art, the best is the giant spider exhibit with metallic arachnids on the wall, on ceiling, on the floor, everywhere !!

Size – Large
Location – 151 3rd St, San Francisco
Website – https://www.sfmoma.org

13) Asian Art Museum

Scene from the Hindu epic Ramayana with Monkey Army
Scene from the Hindu epic Ramayana with Monkey Army

The Asian Art Museum is one of the best museums in this is area. It contains numerous historic statues and wall-carvings – Hindu, Buddhist, Zoroastrian, Shinto and Abrahamic from all over Asia.

Size – Large
Location – 200 Larkin St, San Francisco
Website – http://www.asianart.org


Other parts are here –

19 Quirky Museums of San Francisco Bay Area (Part – 2)

19 Quirky Museums of San Fransisco Bay Area (Part – 3)

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