Museum - Best of 2011

Published Mar 28, 2011

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
2011 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
  • de Young Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Gallery, Indie Cinema, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive San Francisco CA 94118
    Nominee for: Museum, Art Gallery
    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
    151 3rd 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Walt Disney Family Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 104 Montgomery St San Francisco CA 94129
    Nominee for: Museum
    104 Montgomery St, 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
  • 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
  • Bay Area Discovery Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Parenting 101, Museum, Family Fun, 557 McReynolds Rd Marin County Sausalito CA 94965
    Nominee for: Museum, Family Fun
    557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, 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
  • Museum of the African Diaspora, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 685 Mission St San Francisco CA 94105
    Nominee for: Museum
    685 Mission St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • SFO Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, San Francisco International Airport San Mateo County San Francisco CA
    Nominee for: Museum
    San Francisco International Airport, 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Museum
    260 Oak St, Oakland, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Museum
    1510 Webster St, Alameda, CA
Contest Overview
  • 89,975
    Total Votes
  • 41,330
    Voters
  • 179
    Winners

The 2011 San Francisco AList awards are based on more than 89,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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