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01 Nov Free ways to learn about new cool things in San Francisco

San Francisco is more than somewhere that always smells like pee and makes you hike up a hill to walk to get coffee. But, did you know there’s a lot of places that can teach you more in this city? From learning about different plants and flowers at the Conservatory of Flowers to learning about cable cars at the cable car museum, ALL FOR FREE!  Here’s some CHEAP/FREE (every college student’s favorite words) ways to educate yourself more while ballin on a budget:


De Young Museum

Free First Tuesdays of the month

American art from 17th century to the 20th, including work from South and Central America.


Museum of Craft and Arts

Free First Tuesdays of the month

Instead of traditional showcases, they offer exhibits of furniture, jewelry and kinetic sculptures



5-6 Free days in the year. (Mother’s day, Pi day…)

An interactive museum that explores science, human perception and art.


Contemporary Jewish Museum

Free First Tuesdays of the month

Explore the art, ideas, and history of Jewish culture.


Walt Disney Museum

Dec 4th

On Walt Disney’s birthday, you are able to go visit the museum for free and learn about Disney and Walt Disney’s life.


Conservatory of Flowers

Free First Tuesdays of the month

A glass greenhouse that offers rare and extinct plants from over 50 different countries.  


GBLT Museum

Free First Wednesdays of the month

The first upscale and stand alone museum that celebrates 100 years of San Francisco’s vast queer though their exhibits.


SF Cameraworks museum

Free Tuesday-Sunday

This nonprofit museum is a place to encourage emerging artists to explore local artists direction of photography.


SF Railway Museum

Free Tuesday-Sunday

The Railway Museum gives you insight on the impact that San Francisco’s rail history has on urban transit today.


Cable Car museum

Free Tuesday-Sunday

Look into the different cable cars since the 1870’s and even experience the first ever Sutter St. cable car which is the only surviving car from the first cable car company.


SF City Guide Tours


Volunteers give tours 52 weeks in the year, rain or shine. Tours last an hour to an hour and half and give information on San Francisco landmarks and unknown fun fact

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