The Walt Disney Family Museum
Open daily 10am to 6pm, except every Tues, Jan 1, Thanksgiving and Dec 25
About the Museum
Find animation, innovation, and inspiration and immerse yourself in the remarkable life story of Walt Disney, the man who raised animation to an art, tirelessly pursued innovation, and created a distinctly American legacy, transforming the entertainment world! Located in the Presidio of San Francisco, The Walt Disney Family Museum is one of the Bay Area’s most inspirational venues, welcoming visitors to an historic building that reveals 40,000 square feet of imagination. Contemporary interactive galleries and state-of-the-art exhibits are narrated in Walt's own voice, and feature early drawings, cartoons, movies, music, listening stations, more than 200 video screens, and a spectacular model of Disneyland. While you're there, enjoy daily screenings of Disney classics. Come experience the life story of the man behind the magic.
The fascinating and inspiring story of Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, and whose artistry, imagination and vision helped define 20th-century America, has been brought to life at The Walt Disney Family Museum in The Presidio of San Francisco. The Museum illuminates Walt Disney's tremendous successes, disappointments, and unyielding optimism as he worked tirelessly to enhance the art of animation. The creator of Mickey Mouse, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Disneyland and much more, he was a risk-taker who influenced popular culture through animated and live-action films, television programs, theme parks and new technologies. Co-founded by Walt's daughter, Diane Disney Miller, and grandson, Walter E.D. Miller, the Museum is owned and operated by the Walt Disney Family Foundation, a non-profit foundation.