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“Wild and authentic display from the past!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Beat Museum

The Beat Museum
540 Broadway (at Columbus), San Francisco, CA 94133 (North Beach / Telegraph Hill)
415-399-9626
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Owner description: The mission of The Beat Museum is to spread the values of The Beat Generation--tolerance, inclusiveness, and having the courage to live your own individual truth. Our first floor contains our book shop and gift shop, as well as the entrance to the Beat Museum. The second floor contains six rooms of exclusive Beat era memorabilia.
Mendocino, California
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“Wild and authentic display from the past!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

great place and takes you back to the "beat generation" for sure. Quirky and unique items on display in the museum. GREAT book shop with posters, books, guides, poetry, books you can't find elsewhere! We sure enjoyed this while strolling around North Beach. Not to miss! A true San Francisco attraction.

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