Hours : Everyday: 10am to 7pm
Admission : Adult: $8
Location : 540 Broadway (at Columbus Ave.)
The Beat Museum, located in the North Beach neighborhood, is a devoted museum for all beaten down authors, artists, etc. It signifies the Beat Movement in the 1950s, started by these individuals whose works explained the political situation and social scenario during that period. The museum displays an appreciable selection of handwritten letters, original books and manuscripts, personal belongings of influential people like Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsburg, Neal Cassady, etc. It also screens a documentary film narrating the exploration, struggles and accomplishments of Americans in the post-war era. The museum hosts several events and has a store with a great collection of some apparel and books on the Beat movement, American literature, etc.
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