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72 Best San Francisco Attractions Every Tourist Must See

72 Most Popular Attractions in San Francisco

1. Ocean Beach Fire Pits

  • Free
  • Ocean Beach Fire Pits, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Opens daily

2. Golden Gate Bridge

  • The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco’s most iconic landmark, draws over 10 million visitors annually. Visitors come to marvel at the elegant orange
  • Pedestrians and Cyclists: Free; Autos (southbound only): $7, Carpools with FasTrak: $4.25
  • 1 415 921 5858
  • Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Pedestrian Walk: 9am-6:30pm
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3. Ferry Building

  • The San Francisco Ferry Building, an elegant marriage of form and function, has served ferryboats crossing the San Francisco Bay since 1898. The inside
  • Free
  • +1 (415) 983-8030
  • Ferry Building Marketplace, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Monday-Thursday: 10am-6pm; Saturday: 10am-6pm; Sunday: 11am-5pm.
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4. Exploratorium

  • The Exploratorium is a one-of-a-kind museum that allows visitors of all ages to explore the world around them through science, art and human perception.
  • Adult $29.95; Senior Teacher Youth $24.95; Child $19.95
  • (415) 528-4360
  • Exploratorium, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10am–5pm, Thursday Evening (18+): 6pm–10pm
  • Website
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5. Muir Woods

  • Muir Woods National Monument, a slim 12 miles outside of San Francisco, offers visitors an experience that feels a world away from the hustle and bustle
  • Adult: $7; Children < 15: Free
  • 1 (415) 388 2595
  • Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley, CA, United States
  • March-September: 8am-8pm; September-October: 8am-7pm; winter hours vary seasonally.
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6. San Francisco Ripley’s Odditorium

  • It Varies
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Sunday-Thursday: 10am-10pm;Friday-Saturday: 10am-11pm
  • 3

7. Children’s Creativity Museum

  • Adults $12; child Free
  • Children's Creativity Museum, 4th Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Wednesday-Sunday 10am-4pm
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8. Museum of the African Diaspora

  • Adults $10; seniors $5; students $5;
  • Museum of the African Diaspora, Mission Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Wednesday-Saturday 11am–6pm; Sunday 12pm–5pm
  • 1

9. Conservatory of Flowers

  • Adults $8;seniors $6; youth $6; students $6; child Free
  • Conservatory of Flowers, John F Kennedy Drive, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm
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10. Musée Mécanique

  • Free
  • Musée Mécanique, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Daily 10am-8pm
  • 2

11. Transamerica Pyramid Center

  • Free
  • Transamerica Pyramid Center, Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

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12. Chinatown

  • Free
  • Chinatown, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Opens Daily
  • 6

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13. Cable Car Museum

  • Free
  • Cable Car Museum, Mason Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Daily 10am-6pm
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14. San Francisco Botanical Garden

  • Adults $8; Seniors $6; youth $6; child Free
  • San Francisco Botanical Garden, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Opens Daily
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15. De Young Museum

  • Adult $15 Child Free
  • de Young Museum, Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Daily 9:30am-5:15pm

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