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The Museum strongly encourages public transportation to Golden Gate Park. With easy connections from the Ferry Building, BART, CalTrain and regional transit stops, Muni provides convenient and frequent bus and light rail service to the park from throughout the city.

Muni to Golden Gate Park

Muni's 44-O'Shaughnessy bus stops near the front of the museum on Tea Garden Drive (southbound) and on Concourse Drive near the Academy of Sciences (northbound).

The 5 or 5L-Fulton stops at 8th Avenue and Fulton Street, just outside of the park. From 8th, walk into the park and turn right on John F. Kennedy Drive to reach the museum's tower entrance.

The 28-19th Avenue bus stops at Park Presidio Boulevard and Fulton Street. From Park Presidio and Fulton, walk into the park via the Rose Garden and turn left on John F. Kennedy Drive to reach the museum.

The N-Judah Muni Metro streetcar, which is accessible, stops at 9th Avenue and Irving Street. To reach the de Young, walk north on 9th Avenue to Golden Gate Park. 9th Avenue turns into Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Keep walking on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard until you reach Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, then turn right and continue to the museum entrance.

Muni Discount

Muni riders save $2 on adult museum admission. Simply present your valid Muni FastPass or transfer to the cashier when purchasing your admission ticket.