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de Young Museum

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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...more
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50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4502
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow. There were a few interesting pieces, but the majority of the exhibits were the equivalent of a 3 year old's finger painting. If they follow in the steps of their city, I'm sure they will exhibit poop on the floor next. I would avoid...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a fine arts museum, which stands next to the Japanese tea garden in Golden Gate Park. Worth a visit, if you plan to go to the Academy of Arts museum on the opposite side, and Japanese Tea Garden next door. All worth the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Sand Francisco and to Napa. The private tour was fantastic.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

de Young is one of the notable venues in San Francisco, it is surrounded by the lush serenity of the Golden Gate park and hosts fantastic exhibits through out the year.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank olgaruzkie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because of the size of the museum, one needs at least a half day and good walking shoes. We went in the middle of the week and it was not at all crowded. Each exhibit is dedicated to one artist, his contemporaries and his genre.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though we had lived in the Bay Area for a couple of years at one point, we never managed to visit this place. It is located in Golden Gate Park across a large plaza from the natural history museum. There is a huge parking deck...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the public bus to Golden Gate Park to visit the de Young Museum. It wasn't a difficult trip, and we enjoyed seeing the park and that part of the city. The museum was in an interesting building with a tower that was fun...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CKT808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While a fabulous Gauguin exhibit is currently gracing the de Young, their permanent collection is quite impressive as well. The museum sits in a lovely park and is quite an enjoyable experience. The Gauguin exhibit provides a wonderful timeline and history of his work, his...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Starchgirl
Reviewed June 12, 2019

De Young Museum is one of my favorite museums to visit every year as they have a really nice selection of exhibits year round and that is is located in Golden Gate Park makes it just that much better. But this past weekend they exhibited...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank kgv2828
Reviewed June 12, 2019

There was an exceptional Gauguin exhibit when I visited. Impressive permanent collection too. Be sure to go up in the tower for excellent views of the park and city.

Date of experience: June 2019
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fyiNYC
April 27, 2019|
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Response from DebinSanFrancisco | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay as we were traveling, but I'd say 2-3 hours which is what I believe a group or private tour is. All depends on your love of the art and time you like to take to savor the pieces. Enjoy!
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Zaima2
February 11, 2019|
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Response from gdr23 | Reviewed this property |
From the deYoung museum website: Free Tuesdays for All General admission is free the first Tuesday of every month. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Full-priced admission to special... More
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JayKay05
January 11, 2019|
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Response from DaftLifeofAdulting | Reviewed this property |
There are other special exhibits all year. Their website can let you know the dates. They also run shows at the Legion of Honor, it is another museum about 15 minutes away from the deYoung.
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