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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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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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Renegade Group Tour at the San Francisco de Young Museum

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Summer July 2016 visit

Good museum with a good collection of American art, nice selection of sculptures, the viewing from the tower of the city was a nice additional touch. We took part in 2 of the... read more

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Louisiana, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good museum with a good collection of American art, nice selection of sculptures, the viewing from the tower of the city was a nice additional touch. We took part in 2 of the tours and they were both good and I would recommend them.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A free location to view the city. The observation tower is located on the 9th floor with 360 degree views of SF, the Golden Gate & parts of the Golden Gate Park

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The de Young museum has something for everyone. The permanent collection is wonderful and special exhibitions bring amazing works of art to the city. (My only issue here is that garage is rather expensive; visiting the galleries and having lunch can easily end up costing $20. just for parking.)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visit the museum approximately once a year and always enjoy it. Their collection of art from various periods in history and cultures is very good and inspiring to see, from modern, abstract works to figurative works from the 1800’s through 1900’s to their extensive collection of African art. Very satisfying and enriching.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The 9th floor viewing floor had great views, especially since we had a clear day. They said that was free. The art museum was laid out in a confusing manner. There was a significant Asian Pacific Island art presence which was impressive. Wish it would have stayed open later. Closed at 5pm

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I will definitely allow more time at this museum when I am in SF. We hopped off a tour bus, and walked around the Park for a while, before deciding to go into the de Young Museum. We really just wanted to take a peek and use the restroom. The guard told us the tower would be open only for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you don't have a car or are in walking distance of this museum there is a public bus that stops close by. My concierge gave me easy instructions. It is not a massive place but there are some superb examples of art that covers a broad history. The gallery talks are good. Be advised that there is a viewing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a venue for a family members wedding. While the museum is a fabulous collection of textiles, American West art and a wide array of fine art and cultural artifacts. We enjoyed the Harmon Tower for a cocktail reception overlooking the Bay and Telegraph Hill.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Yes - they brag about this museum in San Francisco. The high light is being in Golden Gate Park. Great if there is a special exposition, but otherwise, just another museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the sculpture gardens to the tower with fantastic views from the cafe to 2nd floor overlook this building is worth seeing on its own. The outside is covered a copper "skin". The entry way is a Goldsworthy installation, the Oceanic exhibits are the best I've seen. In addition to all that. The permanent collection of Mayan murals are worth... More 

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