Maps and Directions
The Children’s Creativity Museum is located in San Francisco at the corner of Fourth and Howard Streets in Yerba Buena Gardens.
221 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Getting Here By Public Transportation
|MUNI: Disembark at Market Street and 4th Street/Powell Street. Walk south on 4th Street for two blocks and turn left on Howard Street. The museum is located at the corner of Fourth and Howard behind the LeRoy King Carousel.
|BART: Disembark at the Powell Street Station. Exit to 4th and Market streets. Head south on 4th Street for two blocks. Turn left on Howard Street. The museum is located at the corner of Fourth and Howard behind the LeRoy King Carousel. Transbay BART Service will be CLOSED, August 1-2 & September 5-7, 2015. Click HERE for information and alternate routes.
|CalTrain: From 4th and Townsend St. CalTrain Station catch #15, #30, or #45 Muni lines. Get off at Third and Folsom. Walk one block towards Howard Street. Turn left on Howard. The museum is located at the corner of Fourth and Howard behind the LeRoy King Carousel.
|Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor: Purchase a ticket for San Francisco. Take the train to the Emeryville station and transfer to Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach service (included as part of your train ticket). Disembark at the Moscone Center stop (Howard & 4th). The museum is located at the corner of Fourth and Howard behind the LeRoy King Carousel.|
GETTING HERE BY CAR
From the South Bay : Take 101-North to I-80 East. Take the 4th Street exit and then left on Bryant. Left on Third and another left on Howard. The museum is located at the corner of Fourth and Howard behind the LeRoy King Carousel.
From the East Bay : Take I-80 West towards San Francisco (Bay Bridge). Take the Fremont Street exit to Howard Street. Turn left on Howard Street. Proceed West on Howard Street for four blocks. The museum is located at the corner of Fourth and Howard behind the LeRoy King Carousel.
From the North Bay : Take 101-South over the Golden Gate Bridge. Take Lombard Street exit to Van Ness Avenue. Turn right on Van Ness Avenue. Travel south to Grove; approximately two miles. Turn left on Grove Street. Continue past Market Street and onto 8th Street, heading south to Folsom. Turn left on Folsom, then left on Third and left on Howard. The museum is located at the corner of Fourth and Howard behind the LeRoy King Carousel.
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Once purchased, parking is 100% guaranteed even if the location otherwise fills up. Simply present your purchase confirmation at the selected location, and this serves as your payment with no additional payments or fees ever. Parking availability is very limited, so it is strongly recommended that you purchase your parking for the museum in advance.
NEARBY PARKING GARAGES
- Fifth and Mission Parking Garage
833 Mission St (Between 4th St & 5th St)
- Museum Parc Garage
300 3rd St (Between Folsom St & Saint Francis PI)
- Moscone Center Garage
255 3rd Street(Between Folsom & Howard)
- Hearst Parking Center
45 Third Street (Between 4th & 5th streets)
Hourly rates may vary, please check with garage about Early Bird Specials!
ACCESSIBLE ARRIVAL ROUTES:
For visitors with limited mobility or strollers, please take the ramp up (on the right side of the Children’s Creativity Carousel, facing 4th and Howard Streets), which will lead to the Museum’s main entrance.
If an elevator is required, you may also enter at 4th and Folsom Streets (near the Childcare Center). Take the elevator to the 2nd level and follow the walkway to the Museum.