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Museo ItaloAmericano

Museo ItaloAmericano
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Type of Attraction
Museums, Galleries
Neighborhood
North
Interests That Apply
Art, Local Culture, Fashion
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Price: Free
Is there parking?: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Dinner Lunch
Restrooms: Available
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Museo ItaloAmericano

A Celebration of Italian-American Culture


Off The Beaten Path

Address: Phone:
Fort Mason Center, Bldg C
(at the corner of Laguna & Beach Sts)
San Francisco, CA 94123
+1 415 673 2200
Fax: +1 415 673 2292

Description

Established in 1978, this Museuo is acclaimed as the only one of its kind devoted completely to Italian and Italian-American art and culture in the United States. The non-profit institution takes pride in collecting and showcasing the work of Italian-American artists and offers a variety of educational classes for the public including Italian language courses, lectures on a variety of Italian topics, and cultural enrichment classes. The museum focuses on its outreach to the community through programs such as the Children's Italian Art Outreach (CIAO) program and regularly plays host to cultural events within the community. The gallery's permanent collection includes a number of pieces from well established Italian and Italian-American artists.






Times & Dates

Open Hours: 12pm-4pm, Tues-Sun
Notes: The museum is open Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment only.
Visit Time: 30min-1hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free

Exposure

Indoor with climate control.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers

Transportation

Nearest Train or Bus: MUNI BUS: 28
Best Modes of Transportation: Automobile/Car Bicycle Bus Taxi Walking
Parking Availability: Yes
Average Price per Hour: $0-$5
Parking Safety: Safe
Notes: There is parking available at Fort Mason Center, but it can get crowded on weekends. It is free for the first hour, and then the charge is based on an hourly rate.


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