Battery Chamberlin, built near Baker Beach in 1904, was constructed as part of a modernization effort to accommodate the lighter, stronger, more powerful coastal defense weapons developed in the 1880s. Today Battery Chamberlin holds the last 6-inch 'disappearing gun' of its type on the West Coast.
Lincoln Boulevard, San Francisco, CA, United States
Nearest Transit: Civic Center/UN Plaza
+1 415 561-4323
Battery Chamberlin and Nearby Attractions on Map
Fort Point National Historic Site(1.9 km)
From its vantage point overlooking the spectacular Golden Gate, Fort Point protected San Francisco harbor from Confederate and foreign attack during and after the U.
Walt Disney Family Museum(2.3 km)
Opened in 2009, this museum focuses on the life of Walt Disney and his accomplishments.
Battery East(1.7 km)
This fortification was built in the 1870s, to withstand newer and heavier ordinance.
San Francisco National Cemetery(1.9 km)
Many military personal have been buried here over the years, including a General from the American Civil War and 35 Medal of Honor recipients.
Mountain Lake(1.2 km)
The campsite of the Anza settlement party in 1776, it became a source of fresh water for San Francisco during the early years.
California Academy of Sciences(3 km)
The California Academy of Sciences is an absolutely stunning museum and an excellent place to take your children.
Conservatory of Flowers(3.2 km)
This antique palatial greenhouse, one of the first structures of its kind in the county, is filled with a huge variety of beautiful and exotic plant species.
Shakespeare Garden(3.1 km)
With roses and other flowers mentioned in his plays.
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