Officially called Sather Tower, the Campanile was modeled on St Mark’s Basilica in Venice. The 328ft spire offers fine views of the Bay...
Museum of Paleontology
Housed in the ornate Valley Life Sciences Building (and primarily a research facility that’s closed to the public), you can see a number...
Phoebe A Hearst Museum of Anthropology
South of the Campanile in Kroeber Hall, this museum includes exhibits from indigenous cultures around the world, including ancient...
Pacific Film Archive
A world-renowned film center with an ever-changing schedule of international and classic films, cineastes should seek this place out....
Bancroft Library information
The Bancroft houses, among other gems, the papers of Mark Twain, a copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio and the records of the Donner Party. Its small public exhibits of historical Californiana include the surprisingly small gold nugget that sparked the 1849 Gold Rush. To register to use the library, you must be 18 years or older (or a high school graduate) and present two forms of identification (one with a photo). The registration desk is on your way in.