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“what an education this offered.”

Walt Disney Family Museum
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The Walt Disney Family Museum Admission in San Francisco
Ranked #16 of 571 things to do in San Francisco
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

I would highly recommend this experience. Wonderful presentation, we used 5 1/2 hours to view everything and still not enough time to read and view in more detail.

Thank Autumn A
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

it was too cold to walk in the headlands so...we went to the museum. Great collections of really interesting Disney history. Can hardly wait to go back to view Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

Thank suttercreek
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We'd been wanting to visit since it opened. We finally got there and were not disappointed. It takes a couple hours to really get the whole experience, but it is well worth it. If you are a Disney fan, you will love this experience.

Thank Wildwoodatheart
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

We loved this tribute to the incredible legacy that Walt Disney left us. Growing up with Disney on TV and at the movies, you don't realize the incredible mass of entertainment and enlightenment this man and his associates gave us during his too-short adult life. I recommend this to anyone who has a happy memory of anything Disney. Be aware, however, that - if you are walking there - the signage is poor. We probably walked an extra mile trying to find the museum. But it was worth at least three hours once we got there. Pace yourself!

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Interesting museum that does a good job of explaining the phenomenon of Disney. The viewer certainly takes away a sense of awe- his will and vision are undeniable. But, as my son observed, (and I think correctly) there is very little here that cannot be accessed via the web. The point is, there are many displays, but they tend to be "flat" and screen oriented. There are few "real" objects (most letters and documents are facsimiles) and the wonderful models of the original Disney concepts are few and far between. Curiously, little is mentioned about the Mickey Mouse Club, Jimmy Dodd, etc. This show was a focal point of the rise of the youth culture of the '50's. Question- why is this museum at the Presidio? Doesn't it belong in Southern Cal? BTW, I am a fan and was at Disneyland in its first year. Would recommend Neal Gabler's book Walt Disney- The Triumph of Vision before you go.

Thank curleyhoward
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