Things to Do in San Francisco When it Rains (Popular Indoor Activities)

Então você planejou um período de férias na linda costa de San Francisco, e a previsão do tempo informa que vai chover (não é uma grande surpresa em San Fran, para ser honesta). Agora, o que você faz?

Felizmente para você e sua família, há muitas atrações para dias chuvosos que oferecem diversão e diversão em ambientes fechados.

Se você estiver procurando por algumas idéias, confira nossa lista de atividades internas incluídas, repletas de museus culturais e artísticos, atrações para crianças e muito mais.

A few of our favorites include…

  • Exploratorium
  • The California Academy of Sciences
  • Aquarium of the Bay
  • and many more

Looking for some fun things to do indoors?

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San Francisco Dungeon

The-San-Francisco-Dungeon-1Given that Fisherman’s Wharf is such a popular destination with locals and tourists alike, it’s the perfect place to go to hit a bunch of attractions at once.

Embora você não possa (ou, na verdade, prefira não) aproveitar um cruzeiro durante um dia chuvoso, as opções internas como o San Francisco Dungeon oferecem um delicioso espaço interno para todos.

Half funny, half terrifying, the San Francisco Dungeon is an entertaining experience for the whole family (although little ones may be be a bit frightened at times). Featured areas and exhibits highlight San Fran’s less than savory past, including stories about gold mining, old city gangsters, and more.

Feel what it’s like to be a prisoner at Alcatraz back in 1905.

Como entrar: San Francisco Dungeon tickets are included with the Go San Francisco® Card.

Ripley acredita ou não! São Francisco

Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Francisco

Another great family attraction in Fisherman’s Wharf, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is perfect for those kids and adults who really get a kick out of the weirder side of life.

Featuring everything from natural and manmade artifacts to exciting local exhibits, there’s something to appeal to all visitors. The collection of 400+ oddities to see and marvel at, a Candy and Toy Factory, and 18 themed galleries that’ll have you awe-inspired (or scared!).

Como entrar: Ripley’s Believe it or Not! San Francisco tickets are included with the Go San Francisco® Card.

Madame Tussauds San Francisco

Pop culture lovers will enjoy the opportunity to visit one of the country’s most popular attraction chains: Madame Tussauds.

This delightful and informative institution holds realistic wax replicas of dozens of famous people from around the world and throughout history. Several different areas are designed around themes, including “Music Zone” and “Leaders and Entrepreneurs.” You’ll “meet” everyone from Mark Zuckerberg to Lady Gaga!

A visit to Madame Tussauds is the easiest way to snag a selfie with your favorite celeb.

Como entrar: Madame Tussauds San Francisco tickets are included with the Go San Francisco® Card.

Museu de Arte Moderna de São Francisco (SFMOMA)

While the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has always been a must-see spot, it’s recent expansion makes it even more of an absolute must. Originally constructed as the first-ever museum of modern and contemporary art on the West Coast, SFMOMA is now the largest modern art museum in the world and houses a wide array of all art styles, types, and mediums.

The halls and exhibits of SFMOMA are full of works by well-known artists like Paul Klee and Alexander Calder. You’ll find everything from sculptures, to paintings, to multimedia displays projected across the walls. With the ever-changing, cutting edge exhibits, SFMOMA makes for the perfect rainy day place.

Getting in: SFMOMA tickets are included with the Go San Francisco® Card.

The California Academy of Sciences

Located right in Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences is the only attraction that combines planetarium, aquarium, and natural history museum to make one mega-museum.

From the lively penguins in African Hall to the wildlife on the Living Roof, the building is full of life. There’s even a four-story living rainforest and awe-inspiring coral reef ecosystem to entertain visitors of all ages.

Enjoy daily talks and educational experiences, watch a 4D movie at the Morrison Planetarium, and explore the evolution of the plants and animals that call Earth home to this day. A visit here is a unique opportunity to explore all that the natural world has to offer, presented by some of the best scientific minds in the world.

Como entrar: California Academy of Sciences tickets are included with the Go San Francisco® Card.


An art, science, and anthropological museum all in one, the Exploratorium is full of amazing hands-on experiences. It’s the only place where you can touch, tinker, and play with all the exhibits.

With more than 600 interactive exhibits to choose from, your kids will find plenty of opportunities to play, explore, and learn. Each exhibit inspires creative and scientific thinking and indulges your child’s curiosity in the world around them.

From large-scale outdoor art installations to learning labs for visitors of all ages, it’s a great way to combine learning with fun on a rainy vacation day.

Como entrar: Exploratorium tickets are included with the Go San Francisco® Card.

de Young Museum

Another great museum to visit on a rainy day is the de Young Museum located right in Golden Gate Park. It’s one of the most visited art museums in the country.

The museum is full of over 1,000 paintings, sculptures, and fine art pieces. The collections span from the 17th to the 21st centuries, with art hailing from Africa, Oceania, the Americas, and beyond. You’ll see textiles, costumes, contemporary paintings, and everything in between.

Como entrar: de Young Museum tickets are included with the Go San Francisco® Card.

Aquarium of the Bay

Embora você possa não ser capaz de curtir a vida marinha ao ar livre durante uma tarde chuvosa de São Francisco, ainda pode descobrir a fascinante vida marinha nativa da Baía de São Francisco nesta divertida e educativa instituição.

Há toneladas de exposições interativas, demonstrações emocionantes, como alimentação de animais e apresentações naturalistas, e até mesmo piscinas cheias de tubarões, raias e estrelas do mar.

Aquarium of the Bay tem um sistema de túnel de cristal claro que permite que você realmente ande através de exposições aquáticas. Você poderá ver vários tipos de vida marinha, como tubarões-de-sete-tubarões, medusas, polvos gigantes e mais de todos os ângulos.

Como entrar: Aquarium of the Bay tickets are included with the Go San Francisco® Card.

O Museu da Família Walt Disney

Naturally, the Walt Disney Family Museum is the perfect place to take the kids for a day full of fun and characters.

Each exhibit works to tell the story of Walt Disney and how Disney’s magic came to be. With over 200 screens, 40,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, and an intricate model of Disneyland, you’ll learn all there is to know about the world of Disney.

You’ll see drawings of original Disney character drawings, get to sit at listening stations to hear your favorite Disney songs, and watch short films that explain the process of making the movies and characters come to life.

Getting in: The Walt Disney Family Museum tickets are included on Go San Francisco Card.

Compre o Ferry Building Marketplace

Localizado à direita na Embarcadero, o Ferry Building Marketplace serve como um centro de trânsito e um mercado movimentado.

Você encontrará de tudo, desde comida clássica de São Francisco (como a massa azeda da Acme Bread Company!) E provisões de despensa até cafés, utensílios domésticos e até livrarias.

Se você ainda não o fez, este é um ótimo lugar para comprar uma variedade de lembranças para levar para casa.

Want some more fun shopping destination ideas? Check out of post on where to find some of the best ‘discounted’ shopping in San Francisco.

Musée Mécanique at Fisherman’s Wharf

Visit one of the world’s largest privately owned collections of coin-operated mechanical musical instruments and unique arcade machines.

Entry to Musée Mécanique is free but the games and instruments cost money to play, don’t worry though, these games are cheap and change machines are plentiful.

They have something that everyone can enjoy at Musée Mécanique!

Quick Rainy Day Recap

Vejo? Você pode ficar seco enquanto tem muitas ótimas opções de coisas para fazer em San Francisco quando estiver chovendo.

We hope these ideas helped inspire you to create a fun filled indoorsy itinerary.

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