Inside the historic Cable Car Barn & Powerhouse Museum, visitors can view the actual cable winding machinery from an elevated gallery, as well as the path of the cable entering the building and leaving underneath the street in the sheave room viewing area.Also on display are various mechanical devices, such as grips, track, trucks, and cable and brake mechanisms with corresponding explanations.
Cable Car Barn & Powerhouse Museum
Hours of Operation:
Daily 10am–5pm (until 6pm April–September); closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
1201 Mason StreetSan Francisco, CA 94108
Organization and Program Categories:
City Sights & Tours
The best way to get to the museum is...how else? By cable car. Street parking for automobiles is nearly non-existent.Muni: 1