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The Palace Of Fine Arts - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

3601 Lyon St, San Francisco, CA 94123, USA

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Old Ruins
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About The Palace Of Fine Arts

This is a monumental structure originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in order to exhibit works of art presented there. Situated in the Marina District of San Francisco, California. In addition to hosting art exhibitions, it remains a popular attraction for tourists and locals.


Attractions Near The Palace Of Fine Arts

The Walt Disney Family Museum
The Walt Disney Family Museum0.88km from The Palace Of Fine Arts

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.

The Wave Organ
The Wave Organ1.04km from The Palace Of Fine Arts

The Wave Organ is a wave-activated acoustic sculpture located on a jetty in the San Francisco Bay. There is a panoramic view of the city across the narrow channel into the St. Francis and Golden Gate yacht clubs, bounded on the left by the Fort Mason piers and to the right by a towering eucalyptus grove bordering Crissy Field. The park and trail to it are wheelchair accessible, with the trailhead at the Marina Green park.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Golden Gate National Recreation Area1.82km from The Palace Of Fine Arts

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is one of the largest urban national parks in the world. The total park area is 75,398 acres of land and water. Approximately 28 miles of coastline lie within its boundaries. It is nearly two and one-half times the size of San Francisco.The park is as diverse as it is expansive; it contains famous tourist attractions such as Muir Woods National Monument, Alcatraz, and the Presidio of San Francisco.

Lombard Street
Lombard Street1.97km from The Palace Of Fine Arts

Lombard Street is an east-west street in San Francisco, California that is famous for a steep, one-block section with eight hairpin turns. Stretching from The Presidio east to The Embarcadero. The famous one-block section claimed to be "the most crooked street in the world", is located along the eastern segment in the Russian Hill neighborhood. It is a major tourist attraction.

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park2.24km from The Palace Of Fine Arts

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is located in San Francisco, California, United States. The park includes a fleet of historic vessels, a visitor center, a maritime museum, and a library/research facility.

Aquatic Park Historic District
Aquatic Park Historic District2.25km from The Palace Of Fine Arts

Aquatic Park Historic District is a National Historic Landmark and building complex on the San Francisco Bay waterfront within San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. The district includes a beach, bathhouse, municipal pier, restrooms, concessions stand, stadia, and two speaker towers.

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