The San Jose attraction includes the Egyptian Museum and forthcoming Alchemy Museum
Photo Gallery: In a quiet San Jose neighborhood, not far from the offices of high-tech titans, you can find curious travelers gazing at Egyptian antiquities and the tools of medieval alchemists. Those are some of the sights at Rosicrucian Park.
A steampunk tour of San Jose, home to Winchester Mystery House and other attractions
Photo Gallery: San Jose may be the hub of Silicon Valley, but it also has its share of Victorian-era history with some eccentric twists, most notably the architectural oddities of the Winchester Mystery House. But that’s not all.
The café and cocktail bar in San Francisco is the public face of the Long Now Foundation
Photo Gallery: With its “Manual for Civilization” and prototypes for a mechanically driven 10,000-year clock, The Interval is no ordinary drinking establishment. Bay Area steampunks recently paid a visit.
Steampunks gather in Vallejo, California for the 7th Annual Obtainium Cup Contraptor’s Rally
Photo Gallery: A wacky fleet of mobile contraptions braved zombies, robots, flying monkeys and Alice in Wonderland characters as the 7th Annual Obtainium Cup Contraptor’s Rally took place July 22 in Vallejo, California.
Obtainium Works offers a close-up look at Neverwas Haul and other steampunk wonders
The Obtainium Works Art Car Jam, held July 21 in Vallejo, California, was a showcase for wild and whimsical mobile contraptions, many with steampunk appeal. The event was a warmup for the Obtainium Cup rally on Sunday.
A steampunk tour of the San Francisco tourist spot, from Musée Mécanique to historic ships
Locals in San Francisco tend to dismiss Fisherman’s Wharf as a tourist trap. But the area along the city’s northern waterfront has many attractions with steampunk appeal, from the arcade games of Musée Mécanique to the historic ships at Hyde Street Pier.
A steampunk tour of San Francisco's Mission District and its many one-of-a-kind attractions
Photo gallery: Known for its Latino culture and trendy restaurants, the Mission District is also home to thrift shops, vintage clothing retailers, a pirate supply store and even a steampunk-themed miniature golf course.
Well, not exactly, but steampunks were among the participants at the NorCal Pirate Festival
Pirates of the seafaring variety invaded the waterfront of Vallejo, CA this weekend as the Northern California Pirate Festival came to town. Any airship pirates in the crowd were traveling incognito, but we did encounter folks in gears and goggles.