For the Kids: The Haute 5 Family-Friendly Venues in San Francisco

The Walt Disney Family Museum

The Walt Disney Family Museum presents the life and achievements of the man who raised animation to an art, transformed the film industry, tirelessly pursued innovation, and created a global and distinctly American legacy.

Using a mix of historic materials and artifacts, Disney’s achievements come to life through innovative displays that include listening stations, interactive media, and more than 200 video monitors.

104 Montgomery Street (in The Presidio), San Francisco, CA, 415.345.6800 or

San Francisco Zoo

Kids visiting The San Francisco Zoo this summer receive a free activity book filled with fun facts, games and more! Included is a scavenger hunt to find interactive signs throughout the Zoo which will have kids discovering more about amazing animals and even acting like them!

1 Zoo Road, San Francisco, 415.753.7080 or

Inside the California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is the oldest institution of its kind in the West, but its new building in Golden Gate Park is one of the most cutting-edge building in the world. You will find a wealth of natural science activity at the Academy, providing hours of fun that could be a source of inspiration for a lifetime.

55 Music Concourse Dr (in Golden Gate Park), San Francisco, CA, 415.379.8000 or


Zeum: San Francisco’s Children’s Museum is a hands-on, multimedia arts and technology experience for kids. The interactive exhibits include a music studio where kids can produce and take home their own music video, a claymation studio, a digital workshop where kids can create their own full-color art. A special attraction is the colorful carousel.

221 Fourth Street, San Francisco, 415.820.3320 or

Aquarium of the Bay

The Aquarium of the Bay showcases the sea life of San Francisco’s waters. The highlight is the “Under the Bay” exhibit, with a moving walkway that nudges you through clear tunnels of fish and other Bay residents.

Embarcadero at Beach Street, San Francisco, CA, 888.SEA.DIVE or