The Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center provides information on the sanctuary and features hands-on educational exhibits on local marine life. The visitor center is housed in the historic Coast Guard Station at the west end of Crissy Field. The Life Saving Service and Coast Guard were housed here from 1890 to 1990, providing a variety of services ranging from search and rescue operations to navigational assistance.
991 Marine Drive, San Francisco, California, United States
Nearest Transit: Civic Center/UN Plaza
Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and Nearby Attractions on Map
Fort Point National Historic Site(1 km)
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Golden Gate Yacht Club(2.1 km)
Founded in 1939, this club is both a popular destination for pleasure cruises and for competitive regatta racing.
St Francis Yacht Club(1.8 km)
Founded in 1927, this club has over 2,400 members and is also popular as both a cruise and regatta venue.
Battery Chamberlin(1.9 km)
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Walt Disney Family Museum(0.8 km)
Opened in 2009, this museum focuses on the life of Walt Disney and his accomplishments.
Battery East(0.6 km)
This fortification was built in the 1870s, to withstand newer and heavier ordinance.
Letterman Complex(1.6 km)
Established in 1898 to care for sick and wounded soldiers, it is the Army's oldest named general hospital and during WWII it became the largest Army hospital in the country.
San Francisco National Cemetery(0.6 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.
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