The Chinese Historical Society of America Museum is situated in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown. Located in a historic building designed by renowned architect Julia Morgan, the Museum introduces the rich history of the Chinese American experience. Come discover Chinatown’s unique and inspiring stories!
965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Re-opening November 5, 2016.
Tuesdays-Fridays: 12 pm-5 pm
Saturdays-Sundays: 10 am-4 pm
Closed holidays and Mondays
Adult General Admission (ages 18-65) : $15.00
Senior General Admission ( age 65 and over): $10.00
Student General Admission ( age 13-17 and college student with valid ID): $10.00
Children age 12 and under ( with adult admission ): Free
First Sundays of the month: Free Admission
By Bus: Eastbound 1 California buses stop at Clay and Powell Streets. Westbound 1 California buses stop at Sacramento and Powell Streets. Both Northbound and Southbound 30 Stockton buses stop on Stockton between Sacramento and Clay Streets.
By Cable Car: Stop at the intersection of Clay and Powell Streets.
For more information, call Muni at (415) 673-6864 or check the SFMTA trip planner.
By Car: Parking is available at Portsmouth Square, on Kearny Street between Clay and Washington Streets, and St. Mary’s Square at Grant and California Streets
(Sat & Sun from 9 am to 10 pm)
$3 weekend validated parking and free Chinatown shuttle, with validation from over 500 Chinatown merchants, including CHSA. Minimum $3 purchase.
Golden Gateway Garage, 250 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94111. Hotline 415.984.1481 www.chinatownparkandride.com
Plan Your Visit
The history of Chinese America is a largely untold story. We invite you to join us in the exploration of this experience through our exhibits, educational programs, and walking tours.
Please visit our Resources page for a free copy of a walking tour map and other educational resources.
Docent tours of the CHSA museum, as well as walking tours of San Francisco Chinatown, are available with advanced notice for groups of 10 or more. Please read our Tours, Visits, Field Trip FAQ page or email email@example.com for more information.