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de Young Museum

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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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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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Great place for art and lunch in a beautiful setting

Excellent art museum in Golden Gate Park. Try to visit the Turner exhibit before it leaves town. Wonderful cafe!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Arlington, Virginia

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Excellent art museum in Golden Gate Park. Try to visit the Turner exhibit before it leaves town. Wonderful cafe!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

great resident collection especially good Mayan and Aztec art, good general 16-21 century painting and sculpture. Current wonderful traveling Turner show, and Hawaiian feather art. Free on Friday evenings with live shows in main hall. Great 360 degree view of city and Golden gate Park from Tower (always free).

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Richmond Hill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

There were some really unique artifacts here, and spending less than a few hours in the museum would not do it justice. The layout of the place was however confusing, and the map that came with admission did not help very much. Some rooms were under renovation and there was nobody to ask any questions with. The cafe served pretty... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Situated in Golden Gate park, this is the sister gallery of the Legion of Honor on the other side of town. This spacious ultra-modern building houses a collection of American art and native American ethnic art. Also hosts touring exhibitions (a collection of Turners was there when we went). Well worth seeing, but for me, not quite as superb as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

The de Young Museum has been around since the mid 1890s, and has an extensive collection of American Art (7th century and later), African and Pacific art. They also have notable collections of textiles. There is a great cafe in the museum as well as a gift shop and bookstore. Open Tuesday's through Sunday's 9:30-5. Friday's are a bit different,... More 

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Santa Cruz CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We just saw the Turner exhibit at the deYoung and, as I have gotten older, I really appreciate this little gem. Just the right size, easy parking (ESPECIALLY mid week), not a huge overwhelming experience. Beautiful fountains and trees, a classic, quiet spot. There is the 9 story tower on one side that gives you a sweep of the City,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The museum is free every first Tuesday of the month. Start on the second floor and make your way down. There are a couple exhibits that cost a fee. Between 12pm-2pm the cafe has a long line. The menu isn't that big but the sculpture garden is a nice view. There is a gift shop on each floor with different... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed this exhibit. His paintings create a hint of something. Especially liked the painting within the painting. Parking was easy and we had a lovely lunch at the museum cafe, although it was crowded.

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McKinleyville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

There's so much to love about this amazing place. The special exhibitions are extraordinary, and the rest of the pieces they rotate through are exceptional. This is a beautiful building and a must-see when in the city.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a very interesting space. I loved the old De Young with its classic Art Deco design. Unfortunately, living in the Bay Area or West Coast you must expect earthquakes and that was the downfall of the old museum. The new space interior is open and airy. Tall ceilings and large halls to display and view artworks. I just... More 

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