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Review of Cable Car Museum

Cable Car Museum
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: A museum to San Francisco's beloved cable cars, with a subterranean walkway that lets you see the moving cable.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed October 5, 2012

Very interesting museum showing how the cable cars are moved with the underground cable. It's located at the end of the line so it's not out of the way at all. This was time well spent.

Thank CentauraHouston
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Reviewed October 3, 2012 via mobile

This museum is free to enter and worth visiting. Explains some of San Francisco's history of cable cars & how earth quakes & fires destroyed/changed them.

Worth a visit

Thank laura m
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Reviewed October 2, 2012

Small museumbut you could see the cables and poulleys ooperating the cable cars. As both cable cars pass close by easy it stop off and visit.

Thank jackie b
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

A visit to the cable car museum is totally worth it if you are in San Francisco for the first time. Its small yet loaded with interesting information about the cable cars of SF. You can actually see the cables at work. There's a tiny little gift shop as well, for the interested. You can either walk 'up' there or even better, take the cable car !!

Thank ShilpaNadkarni
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

The Cable Car Museum is a quick look at how the whole system works. It was interesting to see the system in action. Quite a hike uphill to get there!

Thank Romanwoman
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