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“World-Class Museum” 5 of 5 bubbles
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de Young Museum
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de Young Museum Admission
Ranked #27 of 528 things to do in San Francisco
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Owner description: 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.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“World-Class Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2014

A world-class museum that's a must visit while in San Francisco. The parking garage is just steps away from the museum. The view deck is wonderful and is an extra bonus.

There's a wide range of art from Asia to America. Wonderful pieces that are sure to enlighten and engage.

Visited May 2014
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Lahaina, Hawaii
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“Nice museum in GGP”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

Stopped here after visiting the Legion of Honor since the admission to both places was included. Not as much here to see as the LoH but the architecture and works were amazing. (Missed the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit by a couple of weeks, darn.) Had a nice exhibit on the early development of the Bay Bridge in drawings and photos. Don't forget to go to the 9th floor observation deck where you have panaramic views of the City.

Visited May 2014
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Fleming Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Something for Everyone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had been there years ago and It has gotten better with age. If you are staying downtown just take the #5 bus from Powell St. station to Stop #9 the driver will let you know. Lots of interesting other attractions near by. Biological Gardens, Tea House and Gardens. The De Young is a real highlight. It has a viewing tower and from the outside looks tall and skinny but inside it really spreads out. Great exhibits, museum store and cafe. You can spend a lot of time here

Visited May 2014
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Florida
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“A great museum experience.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

The de Young museum was first founded in 1895 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park and re-opened in 2005. Its beautiful facility combines art, architecture and natural landscape. I love the way it displays its wonderful collections of American art (outstanding portraits) from the 17th - 20th centuries and its African art. We were blown away by an amazing wall sculpture made by Ghanian artist El Anatsui of metal whiskey bottle necks. A great museum experience!

Visited April 2014
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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“Worth the time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

A fine collection, well displayed. Be sure to visit the top floor (elevator available) for great views of Golden Gate Park and much of the city. Admission also gets you in at the Legion of Honor, also worth the time.

Visited May 2014
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