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De Young Museum

50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, California, 94118
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De Young Museum at San Francisco
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de Young Museum

Founded in 1895, de Young Museum has served as an integral part of San Francisco's cultural prosperity. This cherished destination has been attracting millions of locals and visitors alike for its noteworthy permanent collection and incredible special exhibits. Take a docent-led or self-guided audio tour for a behind-the-scenes look at the museum and artwork's history. Plus, art aficionados can even get their creative fix after hours during Friday Nights at the de Young.



  • Tuesday - Sunday - 9:30am - 5:15pm
  • Monday - Closed (Except November 11, December 23 & 30,January 20, February 17,
    and May 26
  • Friday (March 29 - November 29) -
    9:30am - 8:45pm
  • December 24 & 31 - 9:30am - 4:00pm


  • Adults - $10
  • Seniors (65+) - $7
  • Youths (13-17) - $6
  • College Students - $6
  • Children (12 and under) - Free
  • First Tuesday of the Month - Free
  • FAMSF Members - Free
  • Audio Tour - $7


Friday Nights at the de Young


  • See Exhibits & Collections
  • Audio & Docent-Led Tours
  • de Young Café
  • de Young Museum Store
  • Music & Film Screenings
  • Lectures & Hands-On Art

Families with Children

Don't fret if your little one has to tag along during your trip to the de Young. This family-friendly museum incorporates a number of kid-inspired activities for your child to partake in. Sign him or her up for an art camp during the summer, or join in on the fun Friday nights with live music, dance performances, and hands-on art activities. Plus, it's easier than ever to appease your little one's appetite with the museum café, featuring American and European classics.

de Young Museum Store

After finishing your journey through de Young, make sure to stop by the Museum Store. There, visitors can browse a vast array of art books, decorative objects, unique stationary, and educational children's books—not to mention museum-related art for sale. There's even custom ART on Demand prints and a line of signature museum products for art aficionados. For a sneak peek at the store's offerings, visit www.famsf.org/store.


  • Is there a general admission fee to get into the museum?

    Yes, general admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors 65 and older, $6 for youths 13-17 and college students, and free for children under 12 and FAMSF members. The museum does offer free admission on the first Tuesday of every month.
  • Can I get a tour of the museum?

    de Young offers three tour options for guests: a self-guided audio tour, daily public docent-led tour, private group docent-led tour. The docent-led tours are free, though the audio tour is $7. Each tour features de Young's permanent and special exhibit collections.

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