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The Palace of Fine Arts was built in 1915 for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. It was designed by renowned architect, Bernard Maybeck. It is one of only two structures that were not demolished after the expedition, and the only one left on the site. The grounds make for a pleasant stroll and there is a theatre that is used for special events, presentations, or concerts. It's adjacent to the Exploratorium, a hands-on science museum.

Address: 3301 Lyon Street
Directions: (415) 561-0360
Phone: (415) 561-0360
Website: http://www.nps.gov/archive/prsf/places/palace.htm

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  • Written Apr 6, 2007
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