199 Museum Way
San Francisco, California 94114

At the Randall Museum's permanent earthquake exhibit, 'Living with a Restless Earth,' you can make your own quake by jumping on the floor. A seismometer in the museum's lobby will let you know the intensity of your "floor quake." Another seisometer in the basement of the Randall is connected to a seismograph in the exhibit that registers actual earthquakes. Visitors to the museum can view real-time recordings of recent quakes all around the world and learn about plate tectonics while playing with the hands-on replica of the Hayward Fault. Our earthquake exhibit also includes full-sized replica of an earthquake refugee shack. The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906 destroyed more than half of the City's homes, but most of the people escaped. Many San Franciscans adapted to life in temporary homes like this one while the city was rebu

Added by Upcoming Robot on February 9, 2009

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