From the first run in 1873 to the present. Learn about
the inventor, technologies, builders, rapid expansion,
near loss and the ongoing efforts to save and rebuild
the cable cars of San Francisco.
Houses a collection of historic cable cars, photographs,
mechanical displays and gift shop run by the Friends
of the Cable Car Museum – a nonprofit organization
dedicated to the preservation of cable car history.
Located in the Washington-Mason powerhouse and carbarn
on Nob Hill. Hours of operation, contact info, travel
info, cable car guide, public transportation options
Select items from the museum store will be made available
online. The museum store offers a variety of cable
car memorabilia, books, clothing, cards and even genuine
cable car bells!