The world's first cable car rests here and with it a concise explanation of how those little cable cars go halfway to the ... More
Cable Car Museum
The world's first cable car rests here and with it a concise explanation of how those little cable cars go halfway to the stars. In an underground viewing area, visitors can look at the system's enormous cable wheels, which pull 11 miles (18 kilometers) of cable at 9.5 miles (15 kilometers) per hour. The cable cars move by clamping onto it. Examine closely the steel cables, gears, and pulleys that bring this city's most famous transportation to life. Don't miss the gift shop, where you can purchase your very own length of used cable.
Located in North Beach, The Beat Museum celebrates Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and all who influenced the Beat Generation. Offering
a variety of Beat memorabilia and paraphernalia including fine art, prints, posters, photos, new and used books, CDs, DVDs, ...
The Asian Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art. Its
holdings include nearly 15,000 treasures spanning 6,000 years of history, representing cultures throughout Asia. Renowned architect Gae Aulenti oversaw ...
Experience the new $18 million renovation at the Holiday Inn Civic Center and enjoy wonderful city views and unparalleled customer
service. The Holiday Inn Civic Center Hotel is a AAA 3 Diamond full service hotel located in the SOMA, ...