Disney 012114

The Walt Disney Family Museum

The Walt Disney Family Museum (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

176 ratings
4.6 average rating
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238 events
160 reviews
21 stars
attended Jun 26 2011

This was a great venue to go to especially if you really love Disneyland. However, although it is for the young at heart, it is not really suited for small children because you have to walk through 10 galleries and do a lot of reading. Even...continued

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1 review
4 stars
attended Jul 11 2011

When you purchase your tickets the ticket person lets you know that you get a stamp on entering the museum so, that if you would like to take a break you can reenter without showing your ticket again. Now, after visiting here twice, I can see why...continued

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474 events
403 reviews
69 stars
attended Feb 24 2014

It was a great experience! I learned everything and more about the life of Walt Disney. I'm so glad I got an opportunity to understand the history of this incredible man. I now have a much deeper appreciation of his legacy.

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360 reviews
-396 stars
attended Feb 28 2014

We're not big Disney fans, per se, but really enjoyed this museum. It includes a lot of social and historical context that made it much broader than we expected. Lots of unexpected memories, too. The gift shop is tasteful and modestly-stocked. ...continued

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76 events
21 reviews
15 stars
attended Jul 11 2011

I brought my 9 and 11 year old grandsons and both were bored. I thought there was more interactive programs for kids, but when we went, there was nothing for them to get into. I felt the cost was too high for what they had to display.

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42 events
16 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 28 2011

To really view everything allow yourself lots of time to really read and interact with the displays- listen to the recorded stories, use the screen to slide through the pictures. It is really a wonderful exhibit that has captured the essence of...continued

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7 reviews
13 stars
attended Feb 26 2014

I was not able to attend due to illness. Can I use the voucher to go on another day. I am currently a Red Velvet member.

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10 events
6 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 27 2011

Wow! I was so impressed with this Museum. As a professional artist and Disneyphile, I was impressed with the layout and attention to detail. I planned 3 hours but could have spent a longer time if I didn't have others with me. A must for anyone...continued

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
12 events
3 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 06 2011

So glad we visited on a weekday, no crowds & we could thoroughly enjoy each exhibit. Took a solid 2 hours, my kids (ages 16 & 9) both loved it and found the museum very interesting. Very nice little family outing that did not take up the entire day.

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67 reviews
42 stars
attended Jun 27 2011

This is one of the best ways to learn about the "real man" behind Disneyland, Walt E. Disney. From the start of his adventurous life to the end. What a beautiful building and grounds to present his artifacts, The Presidio of San Francisco.

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75 events
61 reviews
39 stars
attended Feb 13 2014

A lot of reading to do, to get anything out of this museum, but, a ton of information to be had covering the life of Walt Disney, an amazing man, who accomplished so much in his short life of 65 years.

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55 events
38 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 12 2014

Went in the afternoon with my cousin who lived through the Disney era from the start. Had a wonderful time. Lots to see and lots of great genealogy of the Disney family

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38 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 12 2014

Wonderful walk through the life and times of Walt Disney and the genius that made the Disney empire.

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35 reviews
13 stars
attended Oct 10 2011

The Disney Museum is riveting: a history of animation, of Disney, of the drawing teams and how it all evolved. Walt Disney was a visionary and the museum fascinates. I only was able to see half of the museum in 2-1/2 hours and will return to...continued

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31 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 27 2011

Well organized and lovely exhibits. Typical of Disney, everything is clean and shiny. Some interactive displays. I was kind of surprised you would have to pay and additional $7 per person to see a full length Disney film.

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67 events
28 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 26 2011

The museum of course chronicles the life and accomplishments of Walt Disney, but it is also a marvel of innovative and immersive experience design. You don't just walk through the exhibits..you flow with them and relive your own childhood...continued

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77 events
27 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 17 2011

Spent three hours there and could have easily spent another hour. Not for children, but teens and up would enjoy it. Very well done!!!!

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22 reviews
31 stars
attended Feb 26 2014

I have read that you should plan 3 hrs minimum, believe me this advice is totally correct. I planned and spent my 3hrs. and wished I had at least 30 min more.
If you are of the 50's and 60's you may be overcome with nostalgia as I was seeing...continued

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28 events
21 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 26 2011

It was more than we expected! Fantastic. Walked in at 10:10am and when we walked out it was 1:30pm. Could not believe that we had spent over 3 hours and felt we could have stayed a bit longer. This is more for adults or young artists, not for...continued

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59 events
18 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 18 2011

This is a gorgeous facility. I enjoyed learning the history of the development of Walt Disney's career, and how much he was able to accomplish. I'm not "into" Disney movies, but loved learning the history/ business of Disney, and enjoyed the...continued

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