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Address: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone Number: 415.750.3600
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9:30 am - 5:15 pm
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Tue - Thu 9:30 am - 5:15 pm
Fri 9:30 am - 8:45 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 5:15 pm
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Description: The de Young, designed by Herzog & de Meuron and located in Golden Gate...
The de Young, designed by Herzog & de Meuron and located in Golden Gate Park, is the nation’s fifth most visited art museum. It showcases American art from the seventeenth through the twenty-first centuries, international textile arts and costumes, and art from the Americas, the Pacific, and Africa.
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Packed with culture

The museum is great, with a lot of exhibits and events, it's located nearby Golden Gate park and its huge. Last time I saw a Balenciaga exhibit that was incredible. 10!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The museum is great, with a lot of exhibits and events, it's located nearby Golden Gate park and its huge. Last time I saw a Balenciaga exhibit that was incredible. 10!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

One of the cultural destinations in north-central California, I always visit at least once on a trip to San Francisco. The views from the 'top' floor alone are worth it.

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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a great museum in the heard of Golden Gate Park. It's easy to get to by city bus; our driver was very helpful in advising us where to get off; from the bus stop, it was barely 3 blocks to the museum. In particular, my wife and I enjoy the sculpture garden.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This museum is great, smaller than many, but a great lay out, and decent sized collection. I saw two special exhibits during my time there, and they were both great. Don't miss the view of the city from the tower!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The de young museum is a wonderfully curated museum in the middle of Golden Gate Park. The collection has some nice pieces but what I love most about the museum is the architecture, the design of spaces which mix natural and raw materials, and the the way they seamlessly integrate their decorative arts collection with their fine arts collection. The... More 

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San Vito, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

From Botticelli to Braque--this was an exceptional selection of 55 painting from some of the best artists of the world, from Vermeer to Constable, Church and Sargent; from Monet to Picasso. Tremendous experience for anyone who appreciates the history of painting, and there wasn't a single disappointment.

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Guerneville, California, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We always stop here. This is a very good museum in the middle of Golden Gate park. We usually spend a few hours here then go to the Tea Garden for a little snack, or bring a picnic to have on the lawn. Keep an eye out for a subject that interests you, they often have a Theme of a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

PSA for Bank of America customers! If you are a BOA customer, you can get into many museums free during the first full weekend of every month (including the de Young), and get a discount on the special exhibit prices, just show your card. Visited the de Young during opening day of the Scottish Collection Botticelli to Braque exhibit. Was... More 

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Middletown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We visited the de Young to check out the Kieth Haring exhibit while visiting San Francisco. We enjoyed the exhibit and the museum's regular collection too. We could have spent much more time; easily you could break up visiting over several days if you really wanted to see everything. Besides the great artwork, there is a part of the building... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I grew up in San Francisco and there's never been 360 degree view the Avenues and ocean like this one. The museum has lots of oriental and African art but I like the American collection on level 3 the best. Nice café with outdoor seating.

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