Cable Car Museum

1201 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

(415) 474-1887


Learn about the inventor, technologies, builders, rapid expansion, near loss and the ongoing efforts to save and rebuild the cable cars of San Francisco.

Place Information

  • Place Category


  • Place Cost Under $10
  • Place Hours
    Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Monday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Tuesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Word on the Street

A free museum dedicated to our only-in-San-Francisco, hill-climbing cable cars!  Learn how their history and how they work today (hint: same as ever), and hear about the annual cable car bell-ringing contest.

Cable Car Museum: From the Parents


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