Enjoy your Bay Area Museums!

Free Museum Days  around  San Francisco Bay Area
And also Special Late Hours.
Asian Art Museum
Free – first Sunday of every month.
Autodesk Gallery
Free – always. Limited hours, but you can arrange for a tour. A spectacular and diverse collection of design, innovation and whimsy. Special Late nights once a month, with a charge of $25 which includes food, a speaker, and new exhibits.
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Free – first Wednesday of every month.
Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Free – first Thursday of every month.
$7 – after 5pm every Friday
Burlingame Pez Museum
Free – first Thursday of every month.
Cable Car Museum
Free – always.
California Academy of Sciences
Free – check calendar, SF resident days vary check calendar. Has one “late night” every month.
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University
Free – always. Late Nights on Thursdays.
Cartoon Art Museum
Pay What You Wish – first Tuesday of every month. Maybe closed or moved.
Chabot Space & Science Center
Free – first full weekend of every month for Bank of America Card Holders.
***Check Out SF Family Pass
Free – always, SF Public Library card holders check out the Family Pass for free admission to 24 attractions.
Children’s Creativity Museum
Free – check calendar.
Chinese Historical Society of America
Free – first Thursday of every month.
Conservatory of Flowers
Free – first Tuesday of every month.
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Free – first Tuesday of every month, check calendar, first full weekend of every month for Bank of America Card Holders.
$5 – after 5pm every Thursday.
de Young
Free – first Tuesday of every month, first full weekend of every month for Bank of America Card Holders.
Exploratorium
Free – check calendar.
Japanese Tea Garden San Francisco
Free – every Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9-10am.
Legion of Honor
Free – first Tuesday of every month, first full weekend of every month for Bank of America Card Holders.
Marin History Museum
Free – always.
Musee Mecanique
Free – always.
Museo ItaloAmericano
Free – always.
Museum of the African Diaspora
Free – check calendar. Part of the 3rd Thursdays in Yerba Buena, a spectacular 3 story museum.
Museum of Anthropology
Free – closed until summer 2014 for renovations.
Free – first Sunday of every month.
Free – always. Has a few great classes on the weekends as time/staff permit.
San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free – every morning 7:30-9am, second Tuesday of every month, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years.
SF Camerawork
Free – always.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Fee. Part of the 3rd Thursdays in Yerba Buena- on that day open after 5pm and free.
SFO Museum
Free – always. Rotating exhibits, well coordinated and beautifully staged, along the concourse.
San Francisco Zoo
Free – check calendar (residents only).
San Jose Museum of Art
Free – check calendar, first full weekend of every month for Bank of America Card Holders.
$5 – after 5pm third Thursday of every month.
San Mateo County History Museum
Free – first Friday of every month.
Sake Museum
Free – always.
Tech Museum of Innovation
Free – first full weekend of every month for Bank of America Card Holders, 1/2 price admission last hour of every day. Has one “late night” every month.
Wells Fargo History Museum
Free – many special events and activities for children.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Free – first Tuesday of every month.
Thanks Cindy for sharing this! 
 ENJOY!

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