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Polk Street Good Vibrations Store

Ride the cable car to Good Vibrations in historic Russian Hill and stroll the lively and colorful shops on Polk Street.

1620 Polk Street (at Sacramento Street)
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 345-0400
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Regular Hours
Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Good Vibrations - Nob Hill


Workshop Information

Most of our events are open to everybody. However, some are designated for particular groups. If an event description says "women only" or "men only," anyone who identifies with that gender is welcome to attend. Events for couples do not require you to be romantic or sexual partners, but you do need to attend as a pair. So if you have a close friend you want to come with, feel free!

For paid workshops, we strongly recommend reserving your seat. Some of our classes fill up and signing up early will make sure you can attend them. Other workshops have smaller attendance and we may cancel an event if only a few people are registered in advance. Early pre-registration is the best way to avoid disappointment. You can click on the link in the workshop description or call us at 415-345-0400 to sign up. We are unable to honor refunds if the request is communicated after the actual date of the workshop.


Antique Vibrator Museum

Open every day 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Late night Thursdays 12:30pm - 8:30 pm

The history of the vibrator is a fascinating one, and Good Vibrations gladly sheds light on the unlikely origins of its industry. The electric vibrator had its inception in 1869 with the invention of a steam-powered massager, patented by an American doctor. This device was designed as a medical tool for treating what was called "hysteria," or "female disorders." Within 20 years a British doctor followed up with a more portable battery-operated model; by 1900, dozens of styles of electric vibrators, just like those in our exhibit, were available to the discriminating medical professional.


Upcoming Events at Polk


Rocking Sex Before and After Baby
Thursday, November 20th, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$20 in advance, $25 at the door, as space allows
Tickets

Sex educator, Hot Sex author and new mom Jamye Waxman discusses the ins and outs of keeping your sex life pleasurable whether you're trying to conceive, already pregnant, or postpartum. From orgasmic conception to orgasmic birth, we'll discuss ways to have satisfying sex prenatal to postpartum, and learn ways to keep sex fresh and fun while figuring out this whole parenting thing. A great class for those trying to conceive, singles and couples in any trimester of pregnancy or after birth. This class will combine biology and physiology with sex tips, positions, and planning for beyond pregnancy.


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