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Randall Museum

199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA 94114-1499
+1 415-554-9600
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A Fun Afternoon of Exploration

The Randall Museum has finally finished its renovation, and it was worth waiting for! This small... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
retiredandtraveling5
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New Paltz, New York
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Great place for little ones

This San Francisco treasure usually sits high on top of Corona Heights in the Castro area. This in... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
rassors
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San Francisco, CA.
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3 Mar 2018
“A Fun Afternoon of Exploration”
13 Jul 2016
“Great place for little ones”
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199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA 94114-1499
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The Randall Museum has finally finished its renovation, and it was worth waiting for! This small, hands-on museum has something for everyone including workshops and theater for older kids. Our 5 year old granddaughter loved the live animal exhibit and the new “basket weaving” area....More

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This San Francisco treasure usually sits high on top of Corona Heights in the Castro area. This in itself is a great geological site where Seirra Plate collides with Pacific Plate. If you are not into geology, climbing to the top to(Gods Thumb) gives you...More

Thank rassors
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Reviewed 14 April 2015

We were taken there by relatives, who live in SF, and have a teenage son. Had no clue it was a children's museum. Since I have raised 3 sons and have been to gazillions children's and science museums all over the country, I was disappointed...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2014

First visit. Large model train lay out, 100 local animals who can't be put out in the wild, Appeared to be lots of classes available for locals.

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Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is a nice little museum which is free to kids and has some animals, cars and trains. it's not great, but ok - combine it with a walk up the Corona Heights hills and get a spectacular view of the city. I'd normally give...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

If was a way to spend an hour entertaining the kids. Pros - free with a few animals to see! Cons-top of a hill and dirty! Wouldn't bother.

Thank Foofighter60
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Reviewed 20 March 2012

We walked from 20th street & Church. Very steep hills pushing a stroller. Google map was inaccurate resulting in need to back track. Needed hot water for a babies feed. Took at least 30 mins to access some with hungry baby waiting. As its a...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2011

I found the Randall by way of the now gone SF Free Civic Theatre Companywhich used to perform in the Museum theater. This small, FREE, natural history museum has lovely grounds, parking and amazing city views. Pack a picnic and come enjoy a meal and...More

Thank AJ D
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