Emperor Norton's Fantastic Time Machine
Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Time Machine is a lively, informative, and entertaining walking tour of historic San Francisco led by Emperor Norton I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico. The tour lasts approximately 2.75 hours and is two miles long. Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Time Machine departs Thursdays & Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. from Union Square (meet under the statue). Advance reservations required. Cost is $20. Subject to availability. Learn the fascinating stories behind: Emperor Norton, the man and the myths • Union Square • The St. Francis Hotel • Maiden Lane • Lotta's Fountain • The 1906 earthquake and fire • Bummer & Lazarus • The Palace Hotel • Jackson Square • The Barbary Coast • Portsmouth Square • and much more! SF Weekly Best of San Francisco Readers Poll Winner: "Best Local Legend" Coming in July on Sundays: Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Waterfront Tour! We will meet every Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Ferry Building to hear the fascinating stories of The Embarcadero • The Emperor Norton Bay Bridge • The Produce District • Coit Tower • The Labor Movement • Meigg's Warf • The Muni F Line • Levi's Jeans • The Cannery • Irish Coffee • and much more. Cost is $20, one week advance reservation. Tours to start in early July, reserve a spot now!