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Museum of Craft and Folk Art

51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco, CA 94103-3183
+1 415-227-4888
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A museum of craft, folk art, and ethnic art with exhibits rotating every ten weeks or so.
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25 May 2014
20 Aug 2013
“Closed since 2012”
51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco, CA 94103-3183
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Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

They had an exhibit of office furniture and that was about it. it was a good exhibit but small and for the amount of money we had to pay it was very disappointing

1  Thank Marcie M
Reviewed 21 August 2013 via mobile

Hi everyone I've just checked in the official website and this museum is actually closed. Luckily the area is surrounded by other attractions: moscone center, jewish contemporary museum etc.

2  Thank fedebassi86
Reviewed 9 October 2012

This museum is tiny - just one small room. I imagined it would be full of historic folk crafts, but when I was there, the exhibition was of contemporary paper art. The pieces were fine, but not at all what I had imagined and not...More

1  Thank Purplefrizbee
Reviewed 4 February 2012

This seemingly is not a museum at all especially of what you would surely consider craft or folk art. It is one room with (when I was there) one artist who did very contemporary installation type art. Not craft or folk art at all. It...More

Thank TotalOfFive
Reviewed 24 January 2012

It's only $5 but it should be free. It is what most people would consider a gallery, not a fee-for-entry museum. There is a small shop in front (with nothing special) that you can browse without paying. Then you pay, get a museum-type sticker, and...More

Thank sjlm
Reviewed 8 September 2007

Don't waste your time. I only went because it was behind my hotel and free with my Go San Francisco Card. Normally the admission price is $5.00 (it may be free on Tuesdays). It took me less than 10 min. to go through the small...More

Thank kcowley
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