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Legion of Honor

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Address: 34th Avenue & Clement Street, Lincoln Park, San Francisco, CA 94121
Phone Number: 415.750.3600
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An outstanding collection of European art in a gorgeous hilltop museum...

An outstanding collection of European art in a gorgeous hilltop museum setting.

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The San Francisco Palace of the Legion of Honor is one of the most beautiful buildings, located in the most beautiful place, containing some of the most intriguing art available... read more

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Oakland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The San Francisco Palace of the Legion of Honor is one of the most beautiful buildings, located in the most beautiful place, containing some of the most intriguing art available in San Francisco. Our visit on a Tuesday also benefited from easy parking and modest crowds for the museum as a whole and for the two special exhibits we came... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In a gorgeous palacios setting emerges an edifice of columns and fountains to hold and exhibit works of art. Both of by gone eras, as well as modern works; both paintings and sculpture. Lovely lower level cafe. Across the way, and not to be missed, if artist George Segal's Holocaust memorial of white finished bodies on the ground and one... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There was a nice collection representative of European Renaissance Painters, well lighted and displayed. It was not extensive, but just the right size to spend two or three hours there without suffering "museum fatigue". There was a large collection of Rodin, but mostly his smaller models and unfinished pieces. There were two galleries furnished as chateau rooms, and a collection... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the bus to the Legion , from Fisherman's Wharf area, it took 45 minutes but worth it. The building is magnificent. The art inside is too. Bags are checked by security and we had backpacks so we used the free coat and bag check downstairs. There was a whole room of Rodin sculptures. We spent approximately 4 hours... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They offer free admission the first Tuesday of every month. They have a nice selection of art. I'm partial to Impressionism and they had a great section on that.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great chronological presentation, not rooms and rooms of the same style or era. The cafe on the lower level is very good with very fresh food and open atmosphere. Very pleasant walk to Land's End (lots of stairs) and Mile Rock Beach.

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Thank Krogers42
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I wasnt dressed for the cold SF weather so I was driving and came across this beautiful building. When I entered I saw it was a beautiful museum. It has a couple of beautiful paintings & sculptures. It had a small temporary exhibit on mummies. The porcelain exhibit wasn't really my thing. Admission fee was okay

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Thank Geert V
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great selection, and worth the small admission fee. Free organ concerts on Sunday's as well which are entertaining. Give about 1-2 hours at a more leisurely pace

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Thank Matthew S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful location, but the paintings are amazing. El Greco, Fragonard, Fra Angelico, Gainsborough, Rubens, Metsu, Hooch, Degas, Manet, Monet, etc. You name it, they have it. Not to mention all the sculptures.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a resident of SF and the city has many excellent museums but this is my favorite. It is in a picturesque location with fantastic views of the Golden Gate Bridge. The permanent collection is very impressive with mainly European artists. There are also some very impressive Rodin sculptures. They also have have a very good cafe with a... More 

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