Washington St.

Ride the cable cars!

The cable car routes are the Powell-Hyde line, the Powell-Mason line and the California line.

Powell-Hyde and Powell-Mason lines stop at the museum.

On the California line get off at Mason Street (by the Fairmont Hotel), the museum is 3 blocks north.

Route Map

Cable Car Fare:

Adult & Youth (ages 5-17): $7.00 eachway

Senior (ages 65+) & Disabled
 • before 7 am : $3.00 each way (valid ID required)
 • 7 a.m. to 9 pm : $6.00 each way
 • after 9 pm : $3.00 each way (valid ID required)

1-day Cable Car Pass $21.00

You can purchase tickets and one-day cable car passes (accepted on all Muni vehicles) directly from the conductors on cable cars. The conductors can make change for up to $20.


Muni Passports 1-day ($21), 3-day ($32), and 7-day($42) are accepted on all Muni vehicles - cable cars,historic streetcars, and trolley buses.

For more information on pass pricing and where to buy them visit sfmuni.com's fares & sales page.

Limited edition souvenir cable car tickets are available at ticket booths located at Powell and Market Streets and at Hyde and Beach Streets.

For detailed route and schedule information visit 511.org's route page.

We encourage you to take public transit. Street parking is limited.
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