SF Adventures: The Mechanics’ Institute Library & Chess Room Tour
The Mechanics’ Institute Library and Chess Room is an historic membership library, cultural event center and chess club located in San Francisco’s Financial District. It was founded in 1854 to serve the educational and social needs of mechanics, artisans and inventors.
Location: 57 Post Street
Starting point: SF Olli Adventures will begin our free tour on the 3rd floor of the Institute in the library.
Timeframe: The tour will last approximately 45 minutes.
You will learn about the Institute’s history and the unique architecture and features of the landmark building.
No reservations needed - just show up!
Facilitator: Diane Ringel