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Marin County Civic Center

3501 Civic Center Dr, San Rafael, CA 94903-4112
+1 415-499-7009
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Civic Gathering Hot Spot

From the Farmer's Market, to the 4th of July, to Antiques fairs, Jewelry and Gem fairs... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Nina L
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States

For the great frank Lloyd Wright only it is a remarkable work of art. Usually we go for court for... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
zuni P
Lagunitas, California
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3501 Civic Center Dr, San Rafael, CA 94903-4112
+1 415-499-7009
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

From the Farmer's Market, to the 4th of July, to Antiques fairs, Jewelry and Gem fairs, Entertainment Venues, there is always something good to do there. Or just enjoy the lake and all the Canadian Geese and ducks.

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

For the great frank Lloyd Wright only it is a remarkable work of art. Usually we go for court for jury duty or the library

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A visit to the Marin County Civic Center is free and easy. Come during the week and explore the building, gardens and grounds. On Sundays the building is closed and there is a HUGE farmer's market with food and handicrafts in the parking lot from...More

Thank nonsmokinglady
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the annual Marin County fair, which was great fun. It's a great place weather You are there in daytime, as a family with kids but also its nice for an older crowd in the evenings....

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Since this is the only government building That Frank Lloyd Wright ever designed it is worth parking and walking in and around the building . It is a very unique design and was not build until after FLW died. The views inside and out are...More

Thank ReddyBro
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The unusual building can be visited any day, and is worth a bit of gawking. Mostly offices and courts, but the Library under the rotunda is cool. The elevator goes straight up to the 4th floor and just walking to the library door gives one...More

Thank minimuffinlover
Reviewed 2 February 2017

How lucky to have had a master architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, create this living masterpiece in the bay area! If you are visiting San Francisco and love architecture, do yourself a favor and go a little further north and visit the Marin County Civic Center....More

Thank resourcefulgirl
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

There may be bigger markets somewhere but we have never seem one as large and comprehensive. Parking is good because it's normally used for government business and courthouse. Just wander down each isle and buy your stuff on the path back after you have seen...More

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 22 January 2017

When you have a court appt, you don't expect to have a great time. This lovely Frank Lloyd Wright building inspires you with the architecture and lovely views. Two big highlights. There is a lovely cafe with very good food. Grab a table at the...More

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is the only municipal building designed by the famous architect. If you have time, take one of the docent led tours.

Thank susan b
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Lydia F
4 October 2015|
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Response from Judith Y | Reviewed this property |
The Marin Civic Center is open to the public Monday thru' Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
10 August 2015|
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Response from motohigh | Reviewed this property |
I think the interior is closed outside of business hours. If you go self-guided, visit the cafeteria on the 2nd floor and have a snack or drink while sitting on the outside terrace (near the rear of the dining room). Very... More