The Bancroft houses, among other gems, the papers of Mark Twain, a copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio and the records of the Donner...
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...
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...
Pacific Film Archive
A world-renowned film center with an ever-changing schedule of international and classic films, cineastes should seek this place out....
Officially called Sather Tower, the Campanile was modeled on St Mark’s Basilica in Venice. The 328ft spire offers fine views of the Bay Area, and at the top you can stare up into the carillon of 61 bells, ranging from the size of a cereal bowl to that of a Volkswagen. Recitals take place daily at 7:50am, noon and 6pm, with a longer piece performed at 2pm on Sunday.