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Legion of Honor

100 34th Avenue, at Clement Street, Lincoln Park, San Francisco, CA 94121
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Ranked #13 of 375 attractions in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Art Museums
Description: An outstanding collection of European art in a gorgeous hilltop museum setting.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I love this museum. From the ancient Greek amphorae to the Rodin and Renoir sculptures and the wonderful impressionist paintings, this place has surprising variety and impressive quality in its collection. And it's in a dramatic location with views over the Golden Gate and the city. One of SF's great treasures.

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Rye, New York
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12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This is off the beat of San Francisco attraction but should be seen. It is a lovely museum perfect in its size and with a exceptional cafe and gift shop. The setting is also outstanding. The Rodin Statue the Thinker is what you see after the beautiful fountain in the parking lot it sets the tone for this gem of... More

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San Diego
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Thsi place is great. Saw a Matisse exhinit along woth the regular collection. Soo much to see it is overwhelming. Can stay a few hours. We just happened to come when it was free which was a surprise but even if it isn't free, it's a deal. It reminded me of a small scale Getty museum with quality pieces!

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Ocala, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Worth a visit if you like "older" art. My wife and I enjoyed looking in each room of the museum and seeing the art work. The "thinker" outside of the museum is definitely a "must see." We saw the original in Paris, but this one is just as good. Friendly staff helps when you have questions.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The museum gives great insight intoWalt Disney's life and progress throughout his career. His family has made this wonderful collection avail be to the public. It is such a rich experience we have gone more than once as there is so much to see.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were interested in the art exhibit that was there in May and planned our visit for Saturday afternoon so we could also take in the weekly free organ concert which was excellent. We took a bus from Union Square which worked out fine but there were not many tourists on the bus; mainly locals. That just made us feel... More

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Lucknow, India
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68 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

one can plan to visit here along with visit to either Ocean Beach or Lands End as both are nearby and spend about 2-3 hours. One of painting exhibiting a Russian Bride is simply outstanding and that can alone be a reason to visit this place. Many other paintings, exhibits are quite attractive as well. Worth spending an afternoon !

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Kerrville, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

This is a gem, unbelievable architecture and amazing art pieces. There is plenty of room to move around without feeling like you are in someone's way or you are going to knock something over.

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Ann Arbor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Beautiful situated and a lovely collection. Definitely worth visiting. Like the use of a memorial and a museum together.

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San Francisco, California
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8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited the Legion of Honor as our first activity of the weekend. The Impressions Exhibit. While the venue itself is impressive the exhibit is average +. The plus is that the Legion is now offering headset at no cost to the attendee.

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