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Address: 1616 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5308
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We went as a group to the early showing. Get there a little early for a pre admission treat. Then relax and close your eyes. Take in this unique audio experience, from this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
Paul D
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its an amazing space and experience. The composers were happy to chat after about their work. The sounds flow and fly around you in darkness via 100+ speakers. It's on Fridays and Saturdays - I went twice!

Thank Cos C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We went as a group to the early showing. Get there a little early for a pre admission treat. Then relax and close your eyes. Take in this unique audio experience, from this father/son duo of audiophile inspiration. Make sure to sit in back row.

Thank Paul D
Mesquite, Nevada
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Audium-Theater of Sound-Sculptured space is amazing. This was an impressive event, you need to go open-minded and enjoy sound labyrinth. It's artistic, not a concert. It's trippy listening to this in the dark. This experience truly blew my mind. It is a worthwhile auditory experience.

Thank BusinessRepresentive
Naples, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

I can only rate the first half as it was so bad that I had to leave at the intermission. I was expecting a wider variety of sounds. The sounds seemed to be mostly made by musical instruments, but in a more unexpected way - yet dark at the same time. It was a little like being in a 1960's... More 

1 Thank amysherman
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

Attended Audium for the first time last Friday. It may be worth going to, but becomes a bit boring after 20 minutes or so. It would be much more interesting if there was some theme or gradual build up in the auditory experience. As it was, I closed my eyes and semi-dozed through the hour.

2 Thank Mmblaeser
Clarksburg, United States
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

My wife and went for the first time. It was very different experience. I recommend it. You sit it total darkness as sound come at you from all sides. It is a very unique art form.

2 Thank Bob B
Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

Audium is a world-exclusive, only-in-San Francisco experience. In a gently faded 60s decor, the composer introduces his work personally. Then you sit in the dark dome and listen to the sound show/composition. I can't believe this is not a famous attraction--I hope Audium will be there for ever.

2 Thank hjtore
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

Yeah... you checked the concept and say "wow that really cool man!'. I did the same. But once there, you'll be disappointed cause the realization isn't as cool as the concept. You'll be happy to get in discovering the 'room' but you'll be happy to get out cause it's boring after the 15 first minutes. If you're a tourist like... More 

1 Thank Alain482
Humptulips, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2011

Like nothing else, entering a spacious room on a weekend evening and the lights go down and then a musical trip is played throughout the 200 plus speakers with sounds dancing around the room...! Music/random sounds, the whole gamut, fantastic!

3 Thank broo
Monterey, California
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2009

I was in town by myself and this was down the street from my hotel so I checked it out. What a trip. The sounds weren't at all what I was expecting, not musical really, more like water dripping, young kids talking, and trains. This is a thing to do if you're into really unique events. I am 33 and... More 

3 Thank fancyschmancy

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