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Fort Mason Center

Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94123
+1 415-441-3400
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“art galleries” (3 reviews)
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Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94123
Marina District
Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94123
+1 415-441-3400
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

We strolled through here after walking from Ghirardelli Square and came across a beautiful view of the Golden Gate Bridge. From the top of the hill you are able to see the entire bridge, in what ended up being my favorite view of them all....More

Thank Rose T
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This location is okay. Everyone is friendly. We were here for a 4 day event. The cost of parking is $14, but there may be a free lot, if you are willing to walk a bit. I did think that the $12/day wifi passcode cost...More

Thank Jillian R
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The Fort Mason campus hosts art galleries, a theatre, Greens restaurant and other cafes, a book store, special events, and a weekly farmers market,

Thank Ileinie
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Fort Mason wasn't anything entirely too special, but there was lots of parking away from the street, and it's right next to the ocean!

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Fort Mason is nestled on a small hill and stretches down to the water. They've repurposed the old barracks down by the water into an artsy area. Up on the hill, the Fort, which still has people living in the quarters, covers a relatively small...More

Thank tonyl552
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Visited the Art Market and was impressed that they kept the old For Mason Army Barracks and were able to create an interesting art space within its plain walls. Beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay. It is interesting to visit for historical purposes.

Thank Susan90405
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Spent a lovely afternoon wandering around this Civil War era fort built to protect the bay from British and Russians who were fur trapping on the coast. There are several buildings that are still in use now by the National Park Services as they maintain...More

Thank takrafty
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Situated in the Golden Gate Park this former military establishment has been converted into an arts and cultural centre with some small shops and Cafes. You must call into the main office - the ranger is extremely helpful and knowledgeable and can provide you with...More

Thank Peeceecee
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Art, books, a cafe, restaurants - this place is a hidden gem just off Marina Boulevard and within the Golden Gate national park. We enjoyed a drink in the sun having spent hours perusing the bookstore which is run by the public library. We also...More

Thank mermaid109
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This former Army-based is now used for a variety of community events. The large pier-based buildings host meeting and shows over the years. Two consistent events I enjoy are the Farmer's Market on Sunday which runs to 1:30 PM, and the Off-the-Grid Food Truck Festival...More

Thank Harry W
Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful
backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to
the Marina. Originally the location for the
Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose
remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much
of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a
world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a
jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city.
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