Golden Gate Park: American History
Memories in Trees, Stone & Bronze

Neighborhood: Golden Gate Park


With more than 1,000 acres of monuments, trees and museums, you could get a pretty good retrospective of American history just by strolling through Golden Gate Park. San Francisco has used the park as a way to honor and connect to plenty of important events, including the American Revolution.

Join us on a delightful walk through one of America’s greatest parks, where you’ll hear about all the monuments — both well-known and obscure — and how they show San Francisco’s commitment and connection to the rest of the nation. We’ll also explore the wonderful consequences of the mid-winter fair of 1894 — Many of the park’s famous structures can be traced back to that event.

Next Tours

  • Sunday, April 18 at 1:00 pm given by Kathy LongSign Up
  • Sunday, May 2 at 2:00 pm given by Robert MillsSign Up
  • Tuesday, May 18 at 1:00 pm given by Kathy LongSign Up
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Tour Length: Approximately 1-1/2 to 2 hours

Reservations are required.



Golden Gate Park Welcome Kiosk across from the Conservatory of Flowers at John F. Kennedy Dr at Nancy Pelosi Dr.


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Please note: Private groups tours required for groups of 8 or more.