Fodor's Expert Review GLBT Historical Society Museum

Castro Museum/Gallery

The small, two-gallery Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Historical Society Museum, the first of its kind in the United States, presents multimedia exhibits from its vast holdings covering San Francisco's queer history. In the main gallery, you might hear the audiotape Harvey Milk made for the community in the event of his assassination; explore artifacts from "Gayborhoods," lost landmarks of the city's gay past; or flip through a memory book with pictures and thoughts on some of the more than 20,000 San Franciscans lost to AIDS. Though certainly not for the faint of heart (those offended by sex toys and photos of lustily frolicking naked people may, well, be offended), the museum offers an inside look at these communities so integral to the fabric of San Francisco life.

Museum/Gallery Gay and Lesbian

Quick Facts

4127 18th St.
San Francisco, California  94114, USA

415-621–1107

www.glbthistory.org

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $5, free 1st Wed. of the month

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