Hours and Directions

Regular Hours
Tuesday-Saturday:
10am-5pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

The Randall Museum is closed on the following legal holidays:

  • January 1 (New Year’s Day)
  • July 4 (Independence Day)
  • November 11 (Veterans Day)
  • Fourth Thursday in November and the Friday after it (Thanksgiving)
  • December 25 (Christmas Day)
The building is also open selected Sundays, Mondays, and evenings for scheduled classes, clubs, performances, and events. Please consult the individual program listings for times and locations.

Directions

The Randall Museum is located at 199 Museum Way, San Francisco CA 94114

From within San Francisco:

Take MUNI subway/streetcar lines K, L, or M to the Castro Street station. Walk 1 short block north (uphill, away from the Castro District) on Castro Street and turn left on States Street Continue 2/3 of a block uphill to a crosswalk and playground entrance on the right. Go up the playground driveway and turn left up the footpath. We are at the top of that path. This is a short but very steep walk.

or

Take MUNI 24 Divisadero bus to Castro Street. at 16th Street. Go 1 short block south (toward Market) on Castro and turn right on States Street, then follow the directions above.

For a longer (about 1/3 mile) but less steep walk, get off at Castro Street and 14th Street Walk uphill on 14th to Roosevelt and turn left.  Follow Roosevelt as it curves up the hill to Museum Way and turn left; we are at the end of Museum Way.

From BART, Golden Gate Transit, CalTrain, or SamTrans:

Take any bus, train, or ferry to downtown San Francisco and transfer to the outbound K, L, or M MUNI Metro line (from CalTrain/Transbay Terminal, take an outbound N car to the Embarcadero station and transfer to the K, L, or M line). Then follow the MUNI directions above.

Driving

Free parking is available in our moderate-sized lot and on nearby States Street and Roosevelt Way. As the lot may fill quickly on busy Saturdays and during all special events, and to conserve resources, carpooling is always strongly encouraged.

From within San Francisco:

From the north (Marina/Pacific Heights/Western Addition):
Go south on Divisadero Street (away from the Bay). Just after Divisadero becomes Castro Street, turn right at the light onto 14th Street At the first stop sign, turn left on Roosevelt Way. Continue 1/4 mile uphill to the first stop sign and turn left on Museum Way. We are at the end of the block.

From the northwest (Richmond/Seacliff):
Go east (away from the ocean, toward downtown) on Geary Boulevard. At Masonic Avenue, stay in the right lane (do not go into the underpass) and turn right on Masonic. Continue south about 1 mile, crossing Haight Street. Continue up the hill; at the top of the hill, there is a 5-way stop; take the gentle left (still Masonic). Drop down one short block to Roosevelt Way and turn left. At the first stop sign, turn right on Museum Way; we are at the end of the block.

From the northeast (Financial District/Tenderloin/SOMA):
Go southwest on Market Street (away from the Embarcadero). Just past the Safeway shopping center, make a gentle right onto 14th Street. Continue 4 blocks, crossing Castro Street, and turn left at the stop sign at Roosevelt Way. Continue 1/4 mile uphill to the
first stop sign and turn left on Museum Way. We are at the end of the block.

From the east (Mission/Potrero Hill):
Go west on 16th Street (away from the Bay). Cross Market Street; continue 1 block and turn right on Castro Street. Turn left at the first light, onto 14th Street. At the first stop sign, turn left on Roosevelt Way. Continue 1/4 mile uphill to the first stop sign and turn left on Museum Way. We are at the end of the block.

From the west (Sunset/Golden Gate Park):
Go east on Lincoln Way (southern border of Golden Gate Park; head away from the ocean, toward downtown). Stay in the right lane; Lincoln Way becomes Frederick Street. Cross Stanyan Street; continue several blocks to Masonic Avenue and turn right. Continue up the hill; at the top of the hill, there is a 5-way stop; take the gentle left (still Masonic). Drop down one short block to Roosevelt Way and turn left. At the first stop sign, turn right on Museum Way; we are at the end of the block.

From the southwest (West Portal/SFSU):
Take Portola Drive toward downtown; it will turn intoUpper Market Street. Turn left at the stoplight for Clayton Street, then turn right at the 2nd light, onto 17th Street. At the first stop sign, turn left onto Roosevelt Way. Follow Roosevelt 3 blocks to Museum Way and turn right. We are at the end of the block.


From Surrounding Areas

From the south (City College/Excelsior/Visitacion Valley/Hunters Point):
Take San Jose Avenue, Mission Street, or Cesar Chavez/Army Street toward the center of the city, then continue north (toward downtown) on Mission Street or Dolores Street. Turn left on 16th Street. Cross Market Street; continue 1 block and turn right on Castro Street. Turn left at the first light, onto 14th Street. At the first stop sign, turn left on Roosevelt Way. Continue 1/4 mile uphill to the stop sign and turn left on Museum Way. We are at the end of the block.

From the Bay Bridge (I-80 W):
Follow signs for Golden Gate Bridge/101 North (exit 1B). Stay in the left lane and take the Octavia Boulevard./Fell Street exit (434B). This will funnel you onto Octavia Boulevard. When Octavia ends, turn left onto Fell Street. Continue several blocks and turn left onto Divisadero. Divisadero turns into Castro Street. Turn right at the light for 14th Street. At the first stop sign, turn left on Roosevelt Way. Continue 1/4 mile uphill to the first stop sign and turn left on Museum Way. We are at the end of the block.

From the south on I-280:
Take I-280 North to the Highway 1 - 19th Avenue exit. At the first traffic light, take the gentle right onto Junipero Serra. Continue straight onto Portola Drive; Portola turns into Upper Market Street. Turn left at the light for Clayton Street, then turn right at the 2nd light, onto 17th Street. At the first stop sign, turn left onto Roosevelt Way. Follow Roosevelt 3 blocks to Museum Way and turn right. We are at the end of the block.

From the south on Highway 101:
As 101 enters San Francisco, get in the left lane. Follow signs for 101 North/Golden Gate Bridge. Stay in the left lane and take the Octavia Boulevard/Fell Street exit (434B). This will funnel you onto Octavia Boulevard. When Octavia ends, turn left onto Fell Street. Continue several blocks and turn left onto Divisadero. Divisadero turns into Castro Street. Turn right at the light for 14th Street. At the first stop sign, turn left on Roosevelt Way. Continue 1/4 mile uphill to the first stop sign and turn left on Museum Way. We are at the end of the block.

From the Golden Gate Bridge:
Continue on 101 South/Lombard Street. One block beyond the end of the freeway, turn right onto Divisadero St. Continue just over 2 miles; Divisadero turns into Castro Street. Turn right at the light for 14th Street. At the first stop sign, turn left on Roosevelt Way. Continue 1/4 mile uphill to the first stop sign and turn left on Museum Way. We are at the end of the block.

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