Cartoon Art Museum

781 Beach St, San Francisco, California 94109 USA

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Opens Sun 11a
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  • No Wifi
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“only western museum dedicated to cartoon art”

From editorial cartoons to comic books, graphic novels to anime, Sunday funnies to Saturday morning cartoons, the Cartoon Art Museum has something for everyone. Located downtown in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena cultural district, the museum is home to over 6,000 pieces of original and cartoon and animation art, a comprehensive research library, and five galleries of exhibition space. Join us for one of our many book signings, lectures, cartooning classes or workshops; mix and mingle with professional and aspiring cartoonists; or visit our bookstore. Whether it’s nostalgic, educational, or just plain fun, a trip to the Cartoon Art Museum will be an experience you will never forget. The Cartoon Art Museum is the only museum in the western United States dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms. This unique institution houses approximately 6,000 original pieces in its permanent collection. A complete volume research/library facility is located on the museum’s premises. In addition to ten major exhibitions a year, the museum has a classroom space and a bookstore.

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Rhett B.

Recently visited the Cartoon Art Museum located in Fisherman's Wharf (San Francisco, California). The Cartoon Art museum has some of the most incredible exhibits you'll ever see. This is the ideal... Read more

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Fun to visit here with my daughter, who is a comic book fan, and art school student who has done "sequential art". By a stroke of luck, they had a Batman display, including both original props,... Read more

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Peter P.

if you want a quick easy to follow history about cartoons and comics, this is a place you shouldn't miss . The staff is friendly and accommodating. and dont forget to take time in solving the... Read more

Cartoon Art Museum

781 Beach St
San Francisco, California
94109 USA


Closed Now
  • Sun - Tue, Thu - Sat: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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