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Legion of Honor

100 34th Avenue, at Clement Street, Lincoln Park, San Francisco, CA 94121
415.750.3600
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Ranked #10 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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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Very nice way to spend a few hours if on Lands End. Not a huge gallery but very nice. Café very clean and good. All facilities excellently maintained. When finished watch dreadful golfers hack around the very pretty golf course next door!

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40 reviews 40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We had Carol as our docent twice and she was a plus to our experience. the audio guide, albeit expensive, was worth it. The location is sublime.

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Buenos Aires
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

The Legion of Honor is the most beautiful museum in San Francisco, located in Lincoln Park with a breathtaking view of the Gloden Gate Bridge, the Pacific Ocean and surroundings. It has a large collection of European decorative art and the temporal exhibitions are always awesome. There is a gift shop full of wonderful curiosities to take away with you.... More

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Berkeley, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Fun time to be had, lots of good art and history and really nice setting next to the golf course and ocean.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

it is confusing the the Palace of Fine arts does not have the pictures on the wall, and the Palace of the Legion of Honor Does. The grounds around the Palace of the Legion of Honor are more of an attraction than the Art inside. The road from Sea Cliff, or Lands End up to the Legion of Honor is... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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45 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Great museum with some world class paintings and sculptures. The building itself is very pleasing to the eye and the views at the top of this hill are stunning. You can get a number 18 bus which takes you through the park and terminated here. Don't miss the Holocaust Memorial across the road,

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San Francisco, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Much like Norton-Simon collection in Pasadena, the Legion of Honor is a lesser known museum yet well-stocked with the classics and modern pieces alike. This museum has two things going for it: great permanent collection (unlike some other museums, that are only worth a visit for a special exhibit), and a great setting near San Francisco's westernmost reaches, so that... More

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Oakland, California, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

As a member of the Fine Art Museums in San Francisco you get admission to the De Young and the Legion of Honor. The collection of Rodin is very good, especially if you want to see one of the original "The Thinker." Set on a lovely hilltop with a beautiful view of the Golden Gate it is a bit off... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
50 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Not on my list of obvious visits the Legion of a Honour was the find of my third visit to the Bay City. With an incredible collection of the visual arts, sculpture and antiquities, the Legion can rival the best in Europe. The Impressionists' gallery is the most obvious mention to attract you, but there is so, so much more.... More

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New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The collection has something to please everyone from ancient finds to impressive "modern" works including numerous Rodins. The food in the cafe is delicious but a bit pricey.

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