Museum - Best of 2010

Published Jun 17, 2010

Maybe it’s your go-to spot for a rainy day or the place you take guests who are in town. What is your favorite museum?

Winner
2010 Winner

1. California Academy of Sciences

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"Much of the criticism directed at the new California Academy of Sciences addresses how the museum seems to lack..." via penguin415

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55 Music Concourse Drive San Francisco CA 94118
  • California Academy of Sciences, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, 55 Music Concourse Drive San Francisco CA 94118
    Nominee for: Museum
    55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 736 Mission St SoMa San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Museum
    736 Mission St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • The Exploratorium, Arts and Entertainment, Parenting 101, Museum, Family Fun, Pier 15 Embarcadero San Francisco CA 94111
    Nominee for: Museum
    Pier 15, Embarcadero San Francisco, CA
  • de Young Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, Indie Cinema, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive San Francisco CA 94118
    Nominee for: Museum
    50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Arts and Entertainment, Shopping, Museum, Women's Accessories, 151 3rd St SoMa San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Museum
    151 3rd St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Oakland Museum of California, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1000 10th Street West Oakland Oakland CA 94607
    Nominee for: Museum
    1000 10th Street, West Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Legion of Honor Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 34th Avenue & Clement Street Outer Richmond San Francisco CA 94121
    Nominee for: Museum
    34th Avenue & Clement Street, Outer Richmond San Francisco, CA
  • Asian Art Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 200 Larkin St San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: Museum
    200 Larkin St, Civic Center San Francisco, CA
  • Tech Museum of Innovation, Arts and Entertainment, Parenting 101, Museum, Family Fun, 201 S Market St Santa Clara County San Jose CA 95113
    Nominee for: Museum
    201 S Market St, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 701 Mission St San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Museum
    701 Mission St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Cartoon Art Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 655 Mission St San Francisco CA 94105
    Nominee for: Museum
    655 Mission St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • Museum of Craft and Folk Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 51 Yerba Buena Ave San Francisco CA 94127
    Nominee for: Museum
    51 Yerba Buena Ave, San Francisco, CA
  • Berkeley Art Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 2625 Durant Ave Berkeley CA 94704
    Nominee for: Museum
    2625 Durant Ave, Telegraph Ave Berkeley, CA
  • Chabot Space and Science Center, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 10000 Skyline Blvd Oakland CA 94611
    Nominee for: Museum
    10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland Hills Oakland, CA
  • San Francisco Cable Car Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1201 Mason St San Francisco CA 94108
    Nominee for: Museum
    1201 Mason St, Nob Hill San Francisco, CA
  • San Jose Museum of Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 110 S Market St San Jose CA 95113
    Nominee for: Museum
    110 S Market St, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • The Campbell Historical Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 51 N Central Ave Campbell CA 95008
    Nominee for: Museum
    51 N Central Ave, Santa Clara County Campbell, CA
  • Pardee Home Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 672 11th St Oakland CA 94607
    Nominee for: Museum
    672 11th St, Old Oakland Oakland, CA
  • San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 560 S 1st St San Jose CA 95113
    Nominee for: Museum
    560 S 1st St, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • Oakland Aviation Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 8252 Earhart Rd Oakland CA 94621
    Nominee for: Museum
    8252 Earhart Rd, Oakland, CA
  • Judah L Magnes Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 2911 Russell St Berkeley CA 94705
    Nominee for: Museum
    2911 Russell St, Claremont Berkeley, CA
  • USS Hornet Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 707 W. Hornet Ave Alameda CA
    Nominee for: Museum
    707 W. Hornet Ave, Alameda, CA
  • Pacific Coast Air Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, One Museum Way Santa Rosa CA
    Nominee for: Museum
    One Museum Way, Santa Rosa,
  • Japanese American National Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 535 N 5th St San Jose CA 95112
    Nominee for: Museum
    535 N 5th St, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
  • Hellenic Heritage Institute, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1650 Senter Rd San Jose CA 95122
    Nominee for: Museum
    1650 Senter Rd, Santa Clara County San Jose, CA
Contest Overview
  • 70,811
    Total Votes
  • 81,457
    Voters
  • 296
    Winners

The 2010 Best of the BayList awards are based on more than 70,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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