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Free Museum Days
Many San Francisco museums have a day of free admission at the beginning of every month. Participating museums include the Asian Art Museum, the Legion of Honor Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center, Academy of Sciences, and Exploratorium.
Academy of Sciences
Explore the natural world within the halls of the California Academy of Sciences. PS: Visit on a Thrusday night, as music, creatures AND cocktails come together for a fabulous event that allows you to explore exhibits, aquariums displays, with cocktail in hand, of course.
SF Modern Museum of Art
Located in a spectacular new building by Mario Botta, SFMOMA offers the West Coast's most comprehensive collection of 20th century art. (www.sfmoma.org)
Legion of Honor Museum
The Legion of Honor displays an impressive collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge.
Asian Art Museum
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art.
San Francisco Playhouse
Conveniently located in the Kensington Park Hotel, the San Francisco Playhouse is an award-winning live theatre company that produces world-class plays and musicals on an intimate stage.
Beach Blanket Babylon
Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon is the longest running, hit musical revue in theatre history. The show premiered in 1974.
Best of Broadway
Watch touring acts from Broadway fame at one of these downtown theaters: the Golden Gate, Curran or Orpheum.
American Conservatory Theater
A.C.T. is nationally recognized for its groundbreaking productions of classical works and bold explorations of contemporary playwriting.
SF Shakespeare Festival
SF Shakespeare Festival is a regional theater company and major arts education provider that organizes Free Shakespeare in the Park.
San Francisco 49ers (Football)
Catch all the excitement of the NFL as the 49ers take on their NFC West rivals and more.
San Francisco Giants (Baseball)
Catch a major league baseball game at spectacular AT&T Park. Watch as Barry Bonds and the Giants pursue a National League West title.
Oakland Athletics (Baseball)
Catch a major league baseball game at the Oakland Coliseum -- just a BART ride away -- and watch as Eric Chavez and the A's pursue an American League West title.
Golden State Warriors (Basketball)
Take a BART ride to Oakland and watch a young and exciting team compete in the NBA. With the addition of Baron Davis, the future looks bright for the Warriors.