Starts:
Jul
12
2008
Festival:

Mechanicrawl

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POSTED BY: gallery2 | Thu Jun 5th, 2008 8:52 p.m.

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Mechanicrawl is a progressive tour through the mechanical wonders of San Francisco's North Shore showcasing several amazing machines that are usually not available to the public.

You'll be able to map your own route to see the giant running steam engine aboard the SS Jeremiah O'Brien, one of the most complex mechanical computers ever built, The Torpedo Data Computer aboard the USS Pampanito Submarine, turn of the century automata, over 200 coin operated machines and video games at the Musee Mecanique, the Orrey, Solar Synchronizer and new Walking Bearing at The Long Now Museum and Store, special films and exhibits at the Exploratorium and more!

Additional information is on the website http://www.mechanicrawl.org

WHO:
Participating institutions:
EXPLORATORIUM http://www.exploratorium.edu/
THE LONG NOW FOUNDATION http://www.longnow.org/
MUSEE MECANIQUE http://www.museemecaniquesf.com/
THE SAN FRANCISCO MARITIME NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK http://www.nps.gov/safr
S.S. JEREMIAH O'BRIEN http://www.ssjeremiahobrien.org/
USS PAMPANITO http://www.maritime.org/pamphome.htm

WHEN:
Saturday, July 12th, 02008
3pm - 8pm

WHERE:
San Francisco's North Shore - Fisherman's Warf, Fort Mason, and Marina District
A complete map of the crawl is on the Mechanicrawl website under the "Map Your Crawl" section including directions by Foot, by Bike, by Public and by Car.
MAIN LOCATIONS:
EXPLORATORIUM, 3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
THE LONG NOW MUSEUM AND STORE, Fort Mason Center, Building A, San Francisco CA 94123
MUSEE MECANIQUE, Pier 45 at the end of Taylor Street, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
THE SAN FRANCISCO MARITIME NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK'S VISITOR CENTER, corner of Jefferson and Hyde Streets/499 Jefferson, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco CA 94109
HYDE STREET PIER, Foot of Hyde Street/2905 Hyde Street, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco CA 94133
S.S. JEREMIAH O'BRIEN, docked at Pier 45 , Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco CA 94133
USS PAMPANITO, docked at Pier 45 , Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco CA 94133

TICKET INFORMATION:
Tickets are $10-$15, available through Brown Paper Tickets and at The Long Now Foundation Museum and Store.
Students and seniors $11, children for $10 (under 6 are free), and $15 for adults - www.brownpapertickets.com/event/34733

Link:
http://www.mechanicrawl.org