Open 10am-4pm, Tuesday-Saturday. Docent tours at 11 & 2 Daily.

Visiting the ABM before, during, and after the Superbowl

There’s a lot of excitement in our neighborhood this week and next, but for those not Superbowl-inclined, the thought of venturing downtown to visit the Bookbinders Museum may be daunting. Fear not (but remember: public transportation is your friend!).


Things to know:

  • The Museum is outside the “security zone” for Superbowl and all the activities planned for downtown San Francisco. While the area may be crowded, there should not be delays in getting around.
  • Parking is likely to be difficult and expensive. The usual parking lots we recommend (5th and Mission, SFMoma Garage, and the Hearst Garage) are likely to be crammed full. Again: take public transport!
  • Because of construction, there is no access to Clementina Street from 4th Street. This means you should approach the museum from 5th Street.
  • If taking public transportation, avoid Montgomery and Embarcadero Stations, as they are inside the “security zone”.
  • SFMTA and KQED have useful information about getting around downtown SF during setup, the Superbowl week, and afterward.

Public Transportation

AC Transit/Golden Gate Transit/SamTrans: Transbay Terminal at First and Mission Streets
Caltrain: Fourth and Townsend St. station (about a 15 minutes on 5th Street)
BART: Powell St. station (about a 10 minute walk down 5th to Clementina)
Muni bus lines:
Muni Metro: Powell St. station serves J-Church, KT-Ingleside/Third St., L-Taraval, M-Oceanview and N-Judah lines
Muni Bus Routes: 8-Bayshore, 14-Mission, 27-Bryant, 30-Stockton, 45-Union/Stockton

If you’re in town for Superbowl, or if you’re a local who hasn’t visited us yet, we look forward to meeting you!