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Review of Walt Disney Family Museum

Walt Disney Family Museum
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US$25.00*
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The Walt Disney Family Museum Admission in San Francisco
Ranked #16 of 528 things to do in San Francisco
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Surrey, Canada
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“So much information!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

We took in the Mary Blair exhibit, and it was well worth the price of admission.
The main exhibit was huuuuge! There is a bit of a backlog at the beginning, as everyone tries to read every single bit of information. As people make their way through, they tend to skip over more stuff, a spread out more. Honestly, if I had known that the Disneyland exhibit was at the end, I would have started there! By the time we made our way through all the other areas, I was exhausted.
Very enjoyable though, and very informative.
I would NOT recommend it for children though.

Visited August 2014
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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“Hidden but wonderful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

Stumbled upon this museum driving through Presidio and decided to stop by. We were welcomed by a wall of all of Walt Disney's Oscar's and awards. As we walked through we were treated to an insight of how Walt worked and the machines that he built to make his films. A truly wonderful experience but the only downside is that you are not allowed to take photos!

Visited September 2013
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Chatham
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“Wish we had more time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

This really deserves a lot of time as there is plenty to digest. Certainly not suitable for small children. There was a fairly comprehensive cafe for drinks and snacks.
Downside - I live in the UK and wish it was nearer as I would go often

Visited August 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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10 attraction reviews
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“Enjoyable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

I loved the history behind my favourite fairytales and seeing old photographs of Walt and his family. However I don't think it's worth paying the extra $5 for the Mary blair exhibit unless you are a big fan of hers. Best to go during the morning as In the afternoon you have to manoeuvre your way in between people to try and look at things. If you are a fan of Disney you will love it.

Visited August 2014
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

A great museum dedicated to the life and story of Walt Disney the man, not the Disney empire. While there are some fun, interactive exhibits this isn't really a museum for kids. Would recommend 2 hours to go through the whole place, 3 if you like to read every plaque. Also cool that they let you take pictures throughout.

Visited August 2014
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