CityPASS San Francisco articles
San Francisco is known for many things: the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and sourdough bread, to name a few. But did you know it’s also home to two of the most impressive art museums in the United States? The Legion of Honor and de Young Museum offer visitors a breathtaking collection of artwork spanning multiple centuries and originating from all over the world.
As any biking fan knows, nothing feels more exhilarating than zipping down bike paths, going all out on a flat stretch of road, or even moving seamlessly alongside cars in an urban setting. Biking and enjoying the sun warming your shoulders and the heady rush of a smooth ride is not only a great form of exercise, but also a terrific way to do some sightseeing without the hassle of sitting in traffic or finding parking.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, commonly referred to as SFMOMA, is a fascinating collection of modern works of art in multiple mediums. From photography to paintings to prints, there’s no shortage of intriguing pieces to explore, including a 30-foot "living wall" that provides a lush backdrop for the sculptures hosted on the third-floor terrace.
If you've ever wanted to meet the man behind the mouse, the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco should be number one on your bucket list. Its elegant, stoic brick facade belies a bright interior that brings Walt Disney's story to life like never before.
Imagine a place where art and science collide; where understanding the world around you doesn’t require a degree in physics, but rather just a keen sense of curiosity for tackling the unknown. Welcome to the Exploratorium in San Francisco: a museum that continually pushes the limits of real life and cyberspace, and balances the fine line between esoteric and educational.
The Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco is an enchanting adventure under the sea for all ages. Filled with over 20,000 local marine animals, it’s educational, compelling, and will leave you with a sense of wonder at the incredible diversity of the aquatic world.