San Francisco, California: Antique Vibrator Museum

A collection of devices that's lit up San Franciscans for decades; Good Vibrations' latest incarnation of a vibrator museum opened in April 2012. Collection features such legends as the Hollywood Vibra-Tone and the relentless Vibra-Touch.

Good Vibrations

Address:
1620 Polk St., San Francisco, CA
Directions:
North of Sacramento St. on Polk St.
Hours:
Daily 12:30-6:30, Th til 8:30 (Call to verify)
Phone:
415-345-0400
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Antique Vibrator Museum

Awesome little museum in the back room of Good Vibrations (a woman-focused sex toy store) on Polk Street. It's free, and it displays vibrators from the 1800s through the 1970s. The early models were viewed as a medical tool for treating "female disorders"/hysteria, and later marketed as a home appliance for health and beauty.

[B Mann, 05/11/2013]

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