America's Largest Chinese Historical Society
965 Clay St
San Francisco, CA 94108
+1 415 391 1188 x101
Fax: +1 415 391 1150
San Francisco's Chinese Historical Society is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to the study of Chinese-American culture and history. It holds a permanent art collection, as well as several rotating exhibits. It also hosts several readings, conferences, lectures, and other events celebrating San Francisco's diversity. The history of the Chinese and their role in early San Francisco history is told through photographs and artifacts here at the Chinese Historical Society.
Best Modes of Transportation:
Notes: By bus, Eastbound 1 California buses stop at Clay and Powell Sts. Westbound 1 California buses stop at Sacramento and Powell Sts. Both Northbound and Southbound 30 Stockton buses stop on Stockton between Sacramento and Clay Sts. By cable car, stop at the intersection of Clay and Powell Sts.
Parking Availability: Limited
Average Price per Hour: $0-$5
Notes: Parking is available at Portsmouth Square, on Kearny St between Clay and Washington Sts, and St. Mary's Square at Grant and California Sts.
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