At the corner of Mason and Washington this is both the free cable car museum and the working wheelhouse for the Cable Car system and where the cable cars "live" at night.
Working Museum that still functions driving the cable cars in the city,, free to locals and tourists alike to how the cable car works and the history behind them.
Do you want to get an in-depth look of how cable cars actually work? This is your spot! Even better, it's free!
Learn the history of the cable cars and see the cables that pull the cars up and down the hills. This is a working site and lots of fun to see for adults and children.
“Constantly bustling -- people use the square mostly as a space to relax and soak up a bit of sun, and to wallow in the atmosphere created by the surrounding cable cars, hotels and shoppers. Great for people watching! There is free wi-fi provided by the city. Look under the leaves of the greenery in the planters, and you'll find a few power outlets for your laptop.”
“There's just something about being at the top top top of Nob Hill. Oh sure, you'll hear the term "Snob Hill" thrown around from time to time”
“This hidden gem in San Francisco is right in the heart of the Fisherman's Wharf district. It's a privately owned museum with coin-operated machines and games. It includes everything from hand-cranked games to Ms. Pacman. It's free to enter, but you must pay to play. You will find it on Pier 45 in Shed A. It's free to visit and open most days of the year. Address: Pier 45, Shed A at the end of Taylor Street in Fisherman's Wharf Hours: 10am to 7pm, Monday - Friday; 10am to 8pm, Saturday - Sunday; 10am to 8pm most holidays”
“One of the most popular destinations for tourists -- there are attractions such as museums, souvenir stores, historical buildings and piers, and scenic vistas over the Bay. Bring a jacket! ”