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Address: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4502
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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Art immersed in nature

The building is stunning, the garden and installation in it are unique. Also the exihibitions are very good

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The building is stunning, the garden and installation in it are unique. Also the exihibitions are very good

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoy art museums but this museum was boring! the only good part was going to the too and seeing a view of the city. My 15 and 13 were bored out of their minds and we did not stay very long, My advice would be to skip this and do the other wonderful things in San Fran!

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Easton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The deYoung has a large American art collection which is displayed chronologically. There is also an interestingly large collection of artifacts from New Guinea. Not sure why, but it is comprehensive and well presented. To be fully appreciated, you need to know more about the area than I do. nevertheless, good for those seeking the exposure

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum has the best art collection in the city. Many different types & cultures are on offer. Too bad the building itself is a monstrosity... the old one that was replaced due to the 1989 Quake was a much more stunning classical museum building. Ahh well.

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We go for the major exhibits. But there is a substantial collection of Asian art. And it is located in Golden Gate park. Adequate underground paid parking

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most beautiful views of the city from the top of this contemporary art gallery, housed in a wonderful piece of modern architecture.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I guess it's all about personal experience - this is the reason for 3 stars. I am not the person to walk through 2 floors of fancy painting and old sculptures. Just not my type of art. Great floor plan , plenty of room to walk. You can't carry your back pack on you back- must be carry beloved your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice time looking at a variety of art in an enjoyable presentation. Setting was beautiful inside and out. I suspect that very young children might do well here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great collection of Rodin sculptures and good collection of impressionist art. Other art in the permanent collection is not spectacular and the basement exhibit room is small. But they have The Thinker, one of the greatest statues ever made.

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Antioch, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to this museum since I was in the fourth grade (1950's). It has been remodeled, renovated, and remade, several times and always for the better. It houses amazing art. It exhibits some of the greatest treasures ever. From King Tut to Olmec Treasures to Exquisite Asian Art, this place is ever changing. Light, airy, and open.... More 

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