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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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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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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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Terrific building not as impressed with the art

I went to this museum after I had been to the California academy of science located right across the road. This museum holds a lot of American and African art. I have to admit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went to this museum after I had been to the California academy of science located right across the road. This museum holds a lot of American and African art. I have to admit that I was not impressed with this art as I have been spoiled by going to a lot of world class galleries in Europe. I found... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The collection of Hudson River School artists was the highlight for me. Seeing the Martin Johnson Heade's paintings up close and the Moonlight by Innes was awesome. Also the nude by Kendall was glowing.

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The deYoung is probably the best pure art museum in San Francisco with some really innovative pieces. It has a decidedly San Francisco feel with some "interesting" pieces you wouldn't find in most museums, but if you're an art lover, you must check it out. Bonus points for being located in the heart of the gardens of San Francisco, a... More 

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Mountain View, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It might not rival chicago or New York, but the deYoung gets good travelling exhibits and is an excellent modern building. Expensive compared to the world wide great art museums, but that is what it is

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I can't say this museum's building is anything close to the previous building they had here. Returning after years away, I can't believe someone envisioned this as an improvement. There was more art on display before in a Florentine building with vistas of gardens and hallways leading to cloisters filled with different kinds of art. Today, it's a 1/4 of... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I admit I am not the most attached to art in the world, but you will find some interesting pieces here.

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Afton, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The de young is one of the City's treasures. There is way too much to absorb, so we directed ourselves to the Willard Worden photo exhibition and surrounding exhibits for a couple of hours. We also liked very much the gift shop which has very unique items. A small lunch in the cafe and then a brief walk through the... More 

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very interesting museum, with many items from around the world. Don't expect the standard American and European art exhibits in their galleries!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

De young Fine Arts Museum is one of the oldest museums in San Francisco along with the Legion of Honour. Located in the Golden Gate Park, the museum showcases American art ranging from the 17thcentury to the present. The collection includes more than 27,000 art pieces from America, Africa and Oceania. The Museum is an exquisite place to be on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While there is a fee to get into the museum, it was well worth it to enjoy the one of a kind artwork. We also found the building itself well done with interesting nooks and crannies becoming part of the art as well. In addition to the museum, there is also an outdoor sculpture garden with some fun pieces and... More 

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