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The Beat Museum Reviews
We loved poking around the museum. The guy at desk was so knowledgeable about all the characters of that time. A really seminal moment in history with jazz & poetry and literature...and all the wild m... more »
A tribute to the writers and characters identified as "the beat generation": primarily Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, William Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti but also including a good n... more »
This is a cool little museum with a lot of beat history. I am not a buff on it, and I enjoyed the exhibits. There is a lot to read in there. Also, it's in a book/record store which I thought was pretty cool. The guy behind the register that day was also really friendly and helpful, knowledgeable about the Bay Area, too.
Small and charming museum that really sinks you in the Beat movement. From the reception and the small talk with the vendors to the long and interesting movie were pleasant and really transported me to a different place and time. If you are into literature and Beat Generation this is a MUST!
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