About Us

Find animation, innovation, and inspiration in the remarkable life story of Walt Disney, the man who raised animation to an art, tirelessly pursued innovation, and created a distinctly American legacy that transformed the entertainment world. Located in the scenic Presidio of San Francisco, the museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that features contemporary, interactive galleries with state-of-the-art exhibits narrated in Walt’s own voice alongside early drawings, cartoons, films, music, a spectacular model of Disneyland, and more.

Diane Disney Miller

Daughter to Walt and Lillian Disney and founder of The Walt Disney Family Museum, Diane Disney Miller was just like her dad: a creative force with the persistence to follow dreams and make a difference.

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."

~Walt Disney

The Museum

Previously an active Army base and the Pacific coast’s strongest coastal defense from 1846 to 1994, the Presidio now serves as a national park and is home to The Walt Disney Family Museum.

WEI Council Charter

The Walt Disney Family Museum's Work, Equity, and Inclusivity (WEI) Council aims to create an inclusive, accessible, and empowering workplace for museum employees, while also prioritizing providing an inclusive, accessible, and educational space for the public. WEI is committed to reaching these goals by seeking employees’ input. The WEI Council also strives to acknowledge and discuss how The Walt Disney Family Museum informs the public about Walt’s Disney’s story and the events that occurred during this lifetime, including elements that may have a negative or harmful impact. The Council seeks to address all aspects of the history surrounding Walt's lifetime with sensitivity, providing educational resources to the public, and encouraging conversations about these topics that connect to the public in the context of today's modern world.