This wonderful, green oasis right at the heart of downtown San Francisco is a great place to spend your day. Whether you explore the lush beauty of its gardens, visit the arts center, take your kids for a ride on the carousel, or take some time for quiet reflection at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, you are sure to be happy you came.
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One of the many fun attractions at Yerba Buena Gardens is its Ice Skating and Bowling Center, featuring year-round ice skating seven days a week with public sessions, skating school, and youth and adult hockey leagues. The bowling center has 12 lanes and a Saturday dance club called Ultra Bowl.
The Children's Creativity Museum is a great place to stop with your kids. This community-based art and technology museum has a mission to foster creativity in young people through interactive experiences using art, media, and technology. It's also home to the LeRoy King Carousel, built in 1906 by the renowned craftsman Charles Looff and recently restored. People of all have been enjoying it for more than a century.
A number of great San Francisco museums are within a short walk of the Yerba Buena Gardens. Among them are the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the California Historical Society, and the Museum of the African Diaspora. Tap the link below for more information.
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