See our collection of vintage bookbinding equipment on a guided or self-guided tour.

** Closing early, Saturday December 14th at 12:30 pm for a private event. **

Docent Tour

  • Self-guided tours are available anytime between 10am and 4pm. Admission: $15/$12 for seniors and youth. Go at your own pace, average time for the self-guided tour is approximately 30 minutes. Our self-guided tour is available in English and Mandarin.
  • Docent-led tours are available twice daily, Tuesday through Saturday, at 11am and 2pm and takes approximately 1.5 hours. Admission: $15/$12 for seniors and youth. Children under 10 are free.
  • We can accommodate groups, please call (415) 824-9754 for group rates.

The museum shop and special exhibit gallery are free and open to the public, Tuesday-Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

We suggest buying tickets online for docent-led tours to reserve space. Limited tickets may be available at the door.

Purchase Tickets for a Self-Guided Tour

Self-Guided Tour

Purchase Tickets for a Docent-Led Tour

Docent-led Tour

Ticket Prices:

General Admission $15
Seniors and Youth $12

Ticket price includes a 10% same-day discount in our Museum Shop.

Our entrance is at 355 Clementina Street in San Francisco. ABM is accessible to wheelchair users.

For information about programs please email us at

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