The 2019 CAM conference will take place at the Parc 55 hotel in downtown San Francisco. The hotel is adjacent to the Powell St. BART station and within walking distance to 11 museums. Many conference activities will take place at the hotel’s 4th floor meeting space. There are also abundant public transit options to points throughout the SF Bay Area via MUNI and BART near the hotel.

The block of rooms reserved at the Parc 55 for CAM 2019 attendees is SOLD OUT! Please see below for information regarding an additional block of rooms at the nearby Marines Memorial Club & Hotel.


Our discounted room block at the Parc 55 is now sold out. If you are still looking for a place to stay during the conference, we have secured an additional block of rooms at the discounted rate of $269/night at the nearby Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel. This hotel is located half a mile from the Parc 55 (approximately 10 minutes on foot or using public transit and about 5 minutes by car). The discounted rate ($269/night) includes complimentary WiFi, breakfast and a daily two-hour happy hour. Additionally, the hotel offers a business center and entrance to the Active Sports Club Union Square which features an indoor lap pool and state of the art fitness equipment.  

To secure a room in this block please call them directly at 1(800) 5-MARINE (800/562-7463) and ask for CAM- California Association of Museums group rate. Faxed reservations can be directed to 415-441-3649. Attendees may also email reservation requests to

Local Transportation

The easiest ways to get the Parc 55 are via public transportation, taxi, or rideshare services like Lyft or Uber. If you are flying, both Oakland and San Francisco International Airports have connections to BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit). You can take BART directly to the hotel (Powell St. station).  

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Local Parking

There are numerous parking garages near the hotel, but parking rates in downtown San Francisco can be high. The Parc 55, where the conference takes place, offers valet parking at a minimum daily charge of $75. if you plan to drive, we suggest you also consider the following garages, which offer more competitive rates for the area:

Ellis-O’Farrell Garage 

Fifth & Mission / Yerba Buena Garage