The GLBT History Museum, the first of its kind in all of the United States and the second in the world, sits fittingly just off Castro Street and 18th Street, home of much queer culture and uprising. It opened 25 years to the day after the inauguration of the GLBT Historical Society which is aimed at gathering, protecting and interpreting the vast history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities thereby both offering exposure to and showing their support of these often marginalized groups. Pieces and exhibits at the museum come from the historical society's archives which are located at 657 Mission Street #300 and are accessible to both members and non-members (at restricted times). The organization is always looking for volunteers to help in its mission, so whether you are part of the family or an ally you are always welcome to lend a hand.
- Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM, Sunday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
- Nearest Train: Castro Station