The Randall Museum
is owned and operated
by the San Francisco
Recreation and Park Department

Philip A. Ginsburg,
General Manager


Many fascinating clubs and groups meet at the Randall Museum. All welcome visitors and new members. Call the club number to confirm meeting times and dates before you attend a meeting.


The Buddy Club

The Buddy Club Children's Shows, presented on select Sundays October through April in the Randall Museum Theater, offer the best in live family entertainment. The Buddy Club also coordinates birthday parties. Visit or call (510) 236-SHOW for more information.

Cine Club

A program of classic film screenings and other arts-related activities for teenagers. Screenings are held most Fridays, October to April, at 7 p.m. in the Randall Museum Theater. Call Ron Chase at (415) 864-2026 or visit for more information.

Deutscher Musik Verein (The German Band)

New players are invited to join this 30-member concert band. Rehearsals are Thursdays, 7:30 - 9:45 p.m. Visit their website at or contact Bill Bates at (415) 309-0953 for more information.

Golden Gate Model Railroad Club

Maintains and operates one of Northern California's most extensive model railroads. Members' work-night is Wednesday, 7 - 9:45pm. The public may visit the model on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The third Saturday of every odd month is Junior Engineer Day, when club members allow kids to run the huge train layout. For more information, call (415) 346-3303.

Musical Theatre Works

Thrilled to be a part of the dynamic Randall Museum programs, MTW is a Theatre Academy and Performance Company offering students, in grades K-12, an opportunity to learn about and experience all aspects of Musical Theatre by working with professional Directors, Designers and Instructors. MTW produces two full-scale Broadway Musicals each year and offers classes in Acting, Voice and Dance as well as 3 three-week Summer Programs. For further information regarding our programs, classes and performances, please visit our website at

Mycological Society of San Francisco

For the mushroom enthusiast. Sponsors monthly lectures and culinary feasts, seasonal walks and camping forays, a Fungus Fair, and cultivation classes. Meets the third Tuesday of the month, 7-9:45 p.m. No meetings in June, July, August, and December. For more information, call toll-free (866) 807-7148 or visit

San Francisco Amateur Astronomers

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers (SFAA) is an association of people who share a common interest in astronomy. SFAA sponsors regular public lecture programs and star parties at the Randall Museum and elsewhere. For more information call (415) 289-6636 or visit

San Francisco Beekeepers Association

For those simply interested in, and those actively keeping, honey bees. Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. For more information and contacts, visit

San Francisco Microscopical Society

This organization, devoted to the teaching of microscopy, offers meetings where members can share their experiences and techniques. Meets the second Tuesday of each month, September through May, at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.sfmicrosoc.orgor email

San Francisco Natural History Series

Offers monthly presentations with expert naturalists: lectures, slide shows and field trips. See program listings here . Meets the third Thursday of the month at 7:15 p.m.

San Francisco Naturalist Society

Dedicated to the exploration and preservation of natural areas in the San Francisco Bay Area. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month from 7:30 - 9 p.m. Contact Patrick Schlemmer at (415) 225-3830 or, or visit for more information.

Tube Audio Enthusiasts

Members share an interest in do-it-yourself audio electronics using vacuum tubes. For information and meeting announcements, call Dan Norman at (831) 335-2655.

Young People's Teen Musical Theatre Company

YPTMTC is a long-running and beloved program of the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department. It offers opportunities for young performers from throughout San Francisco to shine in performances at the Randall Museum Theater and elsewhere. Visit or call (415) 554-9523 for show dates and times, advance ticket sales, and audition information.


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