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Battery Spencer - Things to Know Before Visiting

Conzelman Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965, USA

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About Battery Spencer

Battery Spencer is a historic concrete military battery that today serves as an overlook above the Golden Gate Bridge and offers iconic and stunning views and photo opportunities. Photos taken of the Golden Gate Bridge from Battery Spencer have been some of the most iconic out there and featured on prints, postcards, and posters. The Battery was originally a gun battery from 1897 to 1942 and was named for a Revolutionary War hero.


Attractions Near Battery Spencer

Kirby Cove
Kirby Cove0.74km from Battery Spencer

Kirby Cove is a small bayside park with trails and a campground where you can absorb incredible views of San Francisco from across the Golden Gate. It offers a sandy beach, over a mile of trails across the forested hillside, accommodating campsites, and an unforgettable experience in nature.

Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge0.92km from Battery Spencer

One of the longest and tallest suspension bridge in the world, and one which definitely is most photographed.

Bay Area Discovery Museum
Bay Area Discovery Museum0.97km from Battery Spencer

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a children's museum located in Sausalito. The museum is geared to children from 6 months to 10 years of age with different areas of the museum tailored to a specific age group. Children have the options of exploring the 6 different sections of the museum: Art Studios, Bay Hall, Discovery Hall, Lookout Cove, Tot Spot, and Fab Lab.

Marin Headlands
Marin Headlands1.59km from Battery Spencer

The Marin Headlands is a hilly peninsula at the southernmost end of Marin County, California, United States, located just north of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge, which connects the two counties and peninsulas. The entire area is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The Headlands are famous for their views of the Bay Area, especially of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Marshall's Beach
Marshall's Beach2.91km from Battery Spencer

This small stretch of sand on the southwest side of the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most beautiful places in California with the massive rocks, waves crashing on the sand, and the staggering Golden Gate Bridge providing a backdrop to it all. It’s incredibly photogenic, offering spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and the Marin Headlands.

The Walt Disney Family Museum
The Walt Disney Family Museum3.56km from Battery Spencer

The Walt Disney Family Museum is one of the Bay Area’s most inspirational venues, welcoming visitors to an historic building that reveals 40,000 square feet of imagination, which features the life and legacy of Walt Disney. It features the newest technology and historic materials and artifacts to bring Disney’s achievements to life, with interactive galleries that include early drawings and animation, movies, music, listening stations, and a 12-foot diameter model of Disneyland.

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