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Bern, Switzerland

Museum of Communication

Video games, body language, and postal history are all on display in this Swiss museum.
46.9418, 7.4500
Bern, Switzerland

Bärengraben

The bear pit or Bern, empty for the first time in nearly 500 years.
46.9482, 7.4598
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Theater Tuschinski

A beautifully eclectic mix of architectural styles.
52.3665, 4.8950
Drawers and drawers of fonts ready to be used.
San Francisco, California

Arion Press and M & H Type

Fonts are born and bred here at the oldest letterpress type foundry in the U.S.
37.7883, -122.4736
Carson, California

International Printing Museum

One of the best collections of antique printing machinery in the world.
33.8427, -118.2823
San Francisco, California

The Golden Fire Hydrant

The miraculous hydrant that saved the Mission District in 1906.
37.7580, -122.4279
(Audium press photo)
San Francisco, California

Audium-Theatre of Sound-Sculptured Space

Only theater in the world constructed specifically for sound movement.
37.7883, -122.4239
San Francisco, California

Crown & Crumpet

The tea room that pushed the boundaries of adorable straight into...we can't find the words.
37.7856, -122.4306
The Tonga Room's pool.
San Francisco, California

The Tonga Room

Tiki luxury on Nob Hill.
37.7925, -122.4100
San Francisco, California

Lotta's Fountain

San Francisco's oldest surviving monument and meeting place for 1906 survivors.
37.7879, -122.4033
The San Francisco Cable Car Museum lives in a beautiful brick building on Masonic street.
San Francisco, California

San Francisco's Cable Car Museum

Not merely a museum – but a whirring powerhouse that offers a subterranean peek into the heart and soul of cable car operations.
37.7945, -122.4114
Handbound Books made by students at San Francisco Center for the Book
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Center for the Book

This shop and studio is dedicated to the art of the book, from letterpress to bookbinding.
37.7654, -122.4023
Paxton Gate Exterior
San Francisco, California

Paxton Gate

A shop full of natural curiosities, carnivorous plants, and costumed taxidermied mice.
37.7596, -122.4217
San Francisco, California

The Pirate Shop at 826 Valencia

An essential stop before plundering, BYO Cutlass.
37.7596, -122.4214
San Francisco, California

Plaque to Bummer & Lazarus

Noble beasts perhaps, but not the Emperor's dogs.
37.7952, -122.4021
The Tenderloin Museum
San Francisco, California

The Tenderloin Museum

A walk down memory lane in the heart of one of San Francisco's most notorious neighborhoods.
37.7839, -122.4142
View from the street
San Francisco, California

Defenestration

Furniture tries to escape an abandoned building in San Francisco.
37.7794, -122.4072
Hewlett and Packard started working in the garage in 1938
Palo Alto, California

Birthplace of Silicon Valley

A world-famous garage - epicenter of a technology revolution.
37.4430, -122.1546
The Difference Engine #2 at London Science Museum
London, England

Difference Engine #2

Babbage's proto-computer, painstakingly brought to life.
51.4977, -0.1747
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

The official atomic museum of the United States explores the explosive and productive history of a much maligned energy source.
35.0661, -106.5338
Bletchley, England

National Museum of Computing

Museum celebrating the history of computers, especially their role in codebreaking.
51.9985, -0.7439
Mountain View, California

Computer History Museum

From the Difference Engine to the Cray-1, all under one roof.
37.4143, -122.0769
Exterior of Centre Pompidou
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
48.8606, 2.3526
Rick Prelinger at the Prelinger Library
San Francisco, California

Prelinger Library

Appropriation-friendly collection of books, periodicals, and more.
37.7759, -122.4103