City Hall Tours

San Francisco City Hall Docent Tour Program provides the following tours to the public:

Public Tours
Monday - Friday 10:00 am, 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm.
All tours run 45 minutes to an hour. Reservations are required for groups of eight or more and must be made four weeks in advance to allow for scheduling. A fee is charged for private groups of eight people or more. There is no charge for school groups from the elementary-high school level.

The sign-up location for tours is the Docent Tour kiosk, located in the Goodlett Place lobby next to the elevators.

Reservations (415) 554-6139

Special Centennial Tours

City Hall Historian, City Hall Docent Tour Manager and Centennial Curator Ellen Schumer will be conducting tours on Sunday November 22nd and December 6th. The tour times are 1 pm and 3 pm. Reservations are not required but large groups with more than 15 people may make special arrangements by calling Ellen at 415-554-6139.

Tours will meet atop the Goodlett steps, where tour participants will be met by Ellen and escorted into City Hall.

Exhibit Descriptions

San Francisco City Hall - Closed on Legal Holidays

Docent Volunteer Program

SF City Hall Virtual Tour - 67 pgs (PDF)

School Tour Aide: Docent Tour Fun Book - 9 pages (PDF)