Cartoon Art Museum

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Details
655 Mission St (btwn New Montgomery & 3rd)
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 227-8666
Art Museum
Hours
Tue–Sun: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Check out the world's best cartoon art museum.
  • Loved it! Check out an original Simpsons storyboard tucked away in the corner
  • Great small museum - it won't take long to see and is only $7, but worth it. Overheard someone saying that a Sam Keith exhibit was coming soon too.
  • Pay what you wish on the first Tuesday of every month
  • Find the Bill Watterson panel and say "awwww" with happy nostalgia.
  • cartoon, comic, what more is there to say. pure awesomeness
  • A delightful, unique museum featuring the world's greatest cartoons and cartoonists, and it has been rented as a special event space on a few occasions.
  • Tuesday nights are pay what you want nights!
  • Best Professional Fanboy:Andrew Farago spent the last 12 years working his way up from front desk volunteer to the curator of the Cartoon Art Museum...
  • The Looney Tunes Behind the Scenes exhibit runs through May 15, so act quickly! If you miss it, check out Pulitzer Prize-winning artist Berkeley Breathed's career works--runs through June 19.
  • Get a tomoko maruyama card to send to friends. Much cuter than a traditional post card!
  • SAM AND MAX SWIFT AND MIRTHFUL JUSTICE: THE ART OF STEVE PURCELL November 2, 2013 April 20, 2014!!
  • Rotating exhibits and an amazing gift shop. They even have artists in from time to time. A great spot to visit while you're in town visiting or even as a local to unleash your inner geek.
  • Nice Superman exhibition to prepare yourself for Man of Steel next week.
  • Not a big place but it has a lot of material. The store has a lot too.
  • Did you know? The word cartoon comes from the Italian cartone meaning a large piece of paper. In renaissance art, a cartoon was a full-size drawing used as a guide for frescoes and tapestries
  • Seems shut down...?
  • The place is not more here, they are looking for a new space :(
  • Small but has a lot to see. Young children would not enjoy that much but my teenager loved it.
  • Definitely get into the museum to enjoy good laugh be it with new comics or the older strips.