From postcards to porcelain, museum gift shops are great shopping emporiums for the more unusual items. Remember that admission is free even if you’re not buying museum admission. To while away the hours in San Francisco’s top museum gift shops is a delight.
When last-minute holiday shopping needs attention, it’s often just too late for online deliveries. Here are five retailers who will help you out in a jam, with reputations that deservedly go well beyond their own patch of the woods.