"Cable Car Museum" Cable Car Museum Tip by cheap_tourist

Cable Car Museum, San Francisco: 16 reviews and 37 photos

  Winding Wheels That Pull The Cable
by cheap_tourist

If you are into cable cars (or even if you're not) then you must visit the FREE Cable Car Museum at the NW corner of Mason and Washington. Aside from the antique cable cars, mechanical devices, and memorabilia on display there; you also get to see the actual cables that make the cable cars move. The cables (one for each line), move at a constant speed of 9.5 mph underneath the street. Cable cars latches on to a cable in order to move.

Address: 1201 Mason St. at Washington
Directions: Washington and Mason streets.
Phone: (415) 474-1887
Website: http://www.cablecarmuseum.org/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 20, 2005
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