Our collection of vintage bookbinding equipment is accessible by Docent-led tour or by self-guided tour.

  • We are closed Friday, September 20th, in support of the Global Climate Strike, we will be open Saturday, September 21.
  • Self-guided tours are available anytime during Museum hours (10am – 4pm). Admission: $15/$12 for seniors and youth. Our self-guided tour is available in English and Mandarin.
  • Docent-led tours are available twice daily, Tuesday through Saturday, at 11am and 2pm. Admission: $15/$12 for seniors and youth. No guided tours on 9/19 or 9/21 due to community access events.
  • We can accommodate groups, please call (415) 824-9754 for group admission rates.

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

We strongly recommend purchasing your tickets online for docent-led tours to reserve space; limited tickets may be available at the door.

To Purchase Self-Guided Tour Admission:

      1. Click on American Bookbinders Museum Admittance, right.
      2. Purchase your tickets online.
      3. Visit any day between 10am and 4pm.

To Purchase Docent-Led Tour Tickets:

      1. Select your date on the calendar.
      2. Select a tour time for that date.
      3. Purchase your tickets online.
      4. Arrive and check in ten minutes before your tour.

Ticket Prices:

General Admission $15
Seniors and Youth $12

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

Our entrance is at 355 Clementina Street in San Francisco (enter from 5th Street). ABM is accessible to wheelchair users.

For information about programs please email us at programs@bookbindersmuseum.org.

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