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Shakespeare Garden: Tours & Tickets

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14 Mar 2019
23 Aug 2018
“Pretty gardens with quotes”
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55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118-4503
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Reviewed 15 March 2019 via mobile

This garden sits right next to the California Academy of Science on the Western side. It is a quaint little spot even in the rain. The only fault I could find is that there was no pathway from the entrance area to the Shakespeare bust...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Simply this is a pretty English garden with an assortment of quotes from the plays and sonnets. Roses are lovely.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 16 March 2018

There isn’t much here: a small park with a wall, in which a bust of Shakespeare is central, with three bronze plaques on either side carrying quotations from his works dealing with vegetation in some way. Can’t say whether the plaques give a complete account,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank operalover939
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Surrounded by famous features this garden largely goes unnoticed however it is worth a few minutes. Featuring a statuette at one end and a nice arrangement in the middle it is well worth the trip. 1982

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Albywon
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I found this place by accident, and was so happy to do so. It's quiet, beautiful, and feels secluded from the city. It was nice to see all of the Shakespeare quotes among beautiful flowers and plants. If you are already in the park, you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Heather P
Reviewed 30 January 2017

On its own, Shakespeare Garden falls into the nice-but-not-worth-planning-a-trip-around category. If you are planning a day (or even two days) exploring Golden Gate Park - and I highly recommend you do! - Shakespeare Garden definitely adds to the experience. Stop by. Wander around a bit....More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

This garden is simply one of the most peaceful places I"ve been. It's the kind of place that I would visit all the time if I lived in SF.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lais S
Reviewed 9 August 2016

It's Shakespeare's garden. And thru the beautiful gate are nice benches and a location where one of very few busts of Shakespeare is displayed.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Faith G
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This spot next to the academy of science within golden gate park is so very romantic and can truly serve as a charming wedding venue.

Date of experience: September 2015
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