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Randall Museum

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First visit. Large model train lay out, 100 local animals who can't be put out in the wild... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2014
Free - nice little museum for kids

This is a nice little museum which is free to kids and has some animals, cars and trains. it's not... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2014
St. Louis, MO
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
22 Jul 2018
“Great way to entertain the kids”
20 May 2018
“Sub-par museum, good event space”
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199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA 94114-1499
+1 415-554-9600
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

An eclectic nature and science place with great views of The City and Bay that is free and will occupy the kids for hours.

Thank Mitchell S
Reviewed May 20, 2018

The Randall Museum offers Cinema nights every Friday. They host other events as well. In the way of Museums go, the Randall Museum is rather sub-par.

Thank Zola H
Reviewed March 3, 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

1  Thank retiredandtraveling5
Reviewed July 13, 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
Reviewed April 13, 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

Thank aglow
Reviewed November 12, 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.

Thank Carolshoe
Reviewed August 25, 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

Thank butterflyman
Reviewed July 31, 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
Reviewed March 20, 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

Thank Doctorjanet
Reviewed July 27, 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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