Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118
Open 9:30 am–5:15 pm Tuesdays–Sundays
Strollers are permitted in the exhibition. Photography is not allowed. Read all museum policies.
Open Tuesdays–Sundays, 9:30 am–5:15 pm
Open Fridays for extended hours (Apr 17–Nov 27, 2015), 9:30 am–8:45 pm
Open select holidays, including:
Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015, 9:30 am–5:15 pm
Prices and hours subject to change. Last ticket sold one hour prior to museum close. The Museum Stores are open during museum hours. Museum Café and the Observation Level in the Hamon Tower close one hour prior to museum close.
Extended Hours: Friday Nights
Open until 8:30 pm Friday Nights at the de Young, visit Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland through May 29th for $15.* See some of Scotland’s most beloved works as the heart of the Museum fills with free live music and performances, dancing, and art-making. Grab a cocktail, get messy with rhinestones and glue, and spend a quiet moment with masterpieces by Vermeer, Monet, and Picasso. Catch the sunset over the Golden Gate from our observation tower, eat local in our café, and remember why you moved to the City by the Bay. Order tickets.
*$15 tickets available when you book in advance online. $1 additional charge when purchasing on site at the museum.
Tickets to Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland are timed and include access to the de Young permanent collection galleries and same-day general admission to the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park. Weekend pricing applies to holiday Mondays and April 14–17, 2015. Advance online ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Find out more about ticket prices, options, and ordering here.
Getting to the de Young
The de Young is easily reachable from all parts of the San Francisco Bay area, via public transportation, bicycle, or car.
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The de Young is accessible via Muni lines 5, 44, and the N-Judah. Museum visitors who take public transit will save $2 on admission with proof of purchase. Discount cannot be combined with other offers. To plan your trip using Muni, BART, and other public transportation options, visit 511.org.
Car and bicycle parking is available in the Music Concourse Parking Garage, accessible from Fulton Street at 10th Avenue, or at Concourse Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive inside Golden Gate Park. Please note the Music Concourse Parking Garage is operated by CityPark and is subject to standard hourly rates. For more details and current rates please visit their website. Limited street parking is also available on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and John F. Kennedy Drive.
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Standard-size backpacks are allowed. All bags, purses, and backpacks larger than 8 in. h x 8 in. w x 5 in. d must be carried by hand. To ensure the safety of the collection, the museum does not permit visitors to carry bags on their backs in the galleries.
Standard-size strollers are allowed, but please note that some exhibitions have restricted stroller access. Infant changing stations are available in all restrooms.
For a list of prohibited items and other policies, please consult the full list here.