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Magic Bus, San Francisco

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#79 of 200 in Tours in San Francisco
Ditch the cookie-cutter double deckers and take an authentic San Francisco trip aboard the Magic Bus- the only time-traveling tour in town!

The Magic Bus is not your typical sightseeing tourist bus. It is an innovative groovy-movie bus that takes you on a 90-minute ride through modern San Francisco while flashing back in time to the Summer of Love.



How does the Magic Bus work?

It’s half tour bus, half movie theater - blending documentary film, music, and psychedelic art into an unforgettable experience. You’ll see the cultural highlights of San Francisco out your window, then screens lower and 16 micro-projectors fire up a visual narrative of the 60s that brings the past to life. Historic images meld with the present day, displaying San Francisco both as it is now and as it was when hippies wore flowers in their hair.



But there’s more - the Magic Bus is not a simple bus tour, it tells the story of a generation transformed by the turbulent 60s. Original voices, sounds, and music give a personal feel for the places that defined an iconic era in San Francisco, and show why so many kids headed out to San Francisco to create a better world.



Created locally by Antenna Theater, producers of the Alcatraz audio tour, the Magic Bus is truly an only in San Francisco experience! Co-Produced by TeacherBus. More info, videos and reviews at www.magicbussf.com
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  • Highly recommend - our guide Gaia was darling - upbeat, entertaining and informative. Every seat faces out and there are screens that roll down so that you can watch intermittent informational videos....  more »
  • We booked and confirmed our tour on September 26th, 2018 for Friday November 9th,2018. I received an email from James five days before our tour canceling it saying there is "a change in our Magic Bus ...  more »
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