Museum - 2012 Winners

Published Apr 9, 2012

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
2012 Winner

1. California Academy of Sciences

Voters Love

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

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55 Music Concourse Drive San Francisco CA 94118
2012 Runner-Up

2. de Young Museum

Voters Love

"As a native San Franciscan, I am proud that we continue the tradition of fine arts museums in - and outside - Golden Gate..." 

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50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive San Francisco CA 94118
2012 Finalist

3. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Voters Love

"I LOVE MOMA. Sometimes, I wander inside just to see what's there and I find myself lost in all the works of art for hours..." 

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151 3rd St San Francisco CA 94103
2012 Finalist

4. Legion of Honor Museum

Voters Love

"This place is actually kind of quaint for an art museum. But it still has an austere front entrance and there's The Thinker..." 

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34th Avenue & Clement Street San Francisco CA 94121
2012 Finalist

5. The Exploratorium

Voters Love

"The Exploratorium After Dark on the first Thursday of every month is so much fun. They have great themes, and you can run..."  via Laurie C.

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Pier 15 San Francisco CA 94111
Contest Overview
  • 72,388
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  • 31,401
    Voters
  • 172
    Winners

The 2012 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 72,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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