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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

The de Young, designed by Herzog & de Meuron and located in Golden...

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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The de Young is one of my favorite spots in San Francisco. Located in the gorgeous Golden Gate Park, it is host to amazing exhibitions, events and activities. Would definitely... read more

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The de Young is one of my favorite spots in San Francisco. Located in the gorgeous Golden Gate Park, it is host to amazing exhibitions, events and activities. Would definitely recommend visiting at least once every season to check out the special exhibits and events and would also definitely recommend attending one of their "Friday Nights at the de Young"... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

if you love arts and sculptures, this is one place to go to in SF. affordable and you can either drive or use public transportation. The De Young tends to host more "modern" art exhbits. They are usually relatively small but high quality with good non crowded layouts and art that is worth seeing in person.

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took advantage of seeing the Legion of Honor then the DeYoung. However, it is really hard to see both in one day and see it ALL so to speak. We only had a few hours at the DeYoung so started with the tower, then took a tour of the highlights, which we liked, then saw our favories, like the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the MUNI and walked through the Rose Garden to this architecturally stunning building. There were two exhibitions at the time. We enjoyed both. I won't go into detail because they exhibitions are probably gone by now. We took the tower elevator for an awesome view of San Francisco and learned there about the sister museum far in the... More 

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boston, ma area
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I hadn't been to the De Young since decades before the earthquake, so I was completely unprepared for the redux when we went to visit on a recent trip to SF. At first glance, the new exterior is about as appealing as a deserted steel mill - nearly featureless bland exterior in a style of stone monolith meets dystopian futurism... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As an art educator I must say this is one of the best art museums I have visited. The deYoung museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park ranks with the Art Institute of Chicago! The current show, Jewel City, is not only a 'jewel' in the art sense, but historically as well, a bit of art and history at its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wish I had been able to spend more time here. I went on a Friday in the late afternoon, but was not able to stay for their weekly Friday night events (lectures, live music, drinks). Really a superb collection - I will most definitely go back again at some point and block off more time. This place is, quite frankly,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The De Young Museum is a fine jewel in Golden Gate Park and well worth a visit when in SF. You probably won't see it on your first visit to the city but you'll discover it on subsequent visits. Mixed interest collections and special exhibitions keep you coming back. Plus, you have the Park all around to enjoy. ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the special exhibit "Jewel City: Art from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition" - on until Jan 10, 2016. This exhibit commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal, and the Panama-Pacific International Exposition held in San Francisco in 1915 to celebrate the canal and to show the world that SFO was back in business after the devastating 1906 earthquake.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Time here is especially well spent when you get to view Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking. It is an amazing exhibition. And there are others as well. Expect to spend at least two to three hours in this special museum.

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