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Talks Virtual
Wed, Dec 9 | 5:30pm PT

Join director, producer, and talent agent Richard Kraft for behind-the-scenes stories from his work at Kraft-Engel Management, including Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert (2015), Disney’s The Little Mermaid in Concert (2016) and Beauty and the Beast in Concert (2018), Alan

Talks Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 14 | 11:00am PT

Join Story Artist Lila Martinez for an interactive storyboarding workshop and Q&A. From the comfort of your home, learn the basics of storyboarding and create your own storyboard using Post-It® Notes and a pencil.

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 21 | 10:30am–noon

In the early days of animation, artists struggled to make characters move in an interesting way while also keeping them simple enough to draw quickly and repeatedly. As a solution, Walt and other animators in the 1920s and 30s adopted a drawing style which gave the characters “rubber hose” limbs

San Francisco, July 24, 2020—The Walt Disney Family Museum is delighted to host Oscar®-, Grammy®-, Tony®-, and Golden Globe®-winning composer and songwriter Alan Menken for an intimate evening of music and storytelling. Streamed live on Thursday, August 6th, this special event will be presented in

San Francisco, October 28, 2020—We are happy to announce that The Walt Disney Family Museum plans to reopen to the public on Thursday, November 5, 2020 in accordance with guidelines recently announced by the Mayor’s Office of San Francisco and the Governor’s Office of California.


Talks Virtual
Sat, Oct 31 | 1pm

Join us for this frightfully fun Halloween panel as artists and creators behind the holiday stop-motion favorite, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), discuss the making of this groundbreaking animated masterpiece and memories from working on set alongside the creative genius Tim

Classes Virtual
Every Wed, Nov 4-Dec 9 | 4–6pm

Successful animators have a comprehensive understanding of basic animation techniques and principles. This six-week course focuses on one of these concepts each class by working paper cut outs and using traditional stop motion techniques. Budding animators develop a strong foundation, continue to

The Walt Disney Family Museum is located at 104 Montgomery Street in the Presidio of San Francisco, California. Be aware that there are two Montgomery Streets in San Francisco—the museum is located in the Presidio of San Francisco, NOT in the Financial District. If you are using a GPS, please remember to enter the zip code 94129 when planning your route. 


We are committed to making the museum more accessible to all of our visitors by providing resources that will enhance each person's visit.



Before your visit, find out more information about our ticketing policies, pricing, and procedures as well as our spotlighted travel partners, which offer discounts for other San Francisco-based attractions. 

Visitor Information

Planning a visit? Please be sure to familiarize yourself with our museum policies and amenities, so that we can help you make the most of your time—and add a dash of magic to your day. 


We are committed to making the museum more accessible to all of our visitors by providing resources that will enhance each person's visit. Please explore our accessibility resources before visiting us, and let us know what we can do to make your visit more enjoyable. 


Visiting with a larger party? Discover if booking a self-guided group visit, school experience, or guided tour makes sense for your visit, and familiarize yourself with our group rates, guidelines, policies, and FAQ. 


Plan your route by car, bus, or bicycle to the museum, which is located at 104 Montgomery Street in the historic Presidio of San Francisco. 

Venue Rentals

Located in the Presidio of San Francisco, The Walt Disney Family Museum is one of the Bay Area’s most memorable event and meeting venues. Explore the unique opportunity to host your custom gathering with us by contacting our Events Team today. 


Due to current restrictions, our theater will remain closed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. This notice will be updated when we are able to welcome you back to our theater to enjoy daily film screenings of classic Disney films. 

Special Events Virtual
Fri, Oct 30 | 5:30–6:30pm PT

Join us for an interactive tour of the museum's main galleries, highlighting the production of The Skeleton Dance (1929), the conception of prominent cinematic villains from Walt Disney's animation career, the highly-anticipated opening of the Haunted Mansion attraction in Disneyland Park, and much

Position Description

Department: Guest Operations

Location: San Francisco

Reports to: Guest Experience Manager

Status: Full-Time

Date: Starting ASAP

Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 9:30am–6pm

FLSA Code: Non-Exempt

Hourly Rate: $16.07/hour

Benefits: Eligible

Posted on Mon, 10/12/2020 - 17:00

Miniature portraits are marked by three different periods of relevancy. The first period was in the 16th century, when artists were inspired by the small drawings found within illuminated manuscripts. Miniature portraits were incredibly popular and fashionable at the time; portraits were commissioned by soldiers and their families to have during times of war. Royal miniature portraits also became famous under the rule of Queen Elizabeth I of England. The second period began in the 18th century