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Visiting the de Young

April 1, 2016

John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park will be closed to traffic from Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive to Crossover Drive on Saturdays, beginning April 2, 2016, through September 24, 2016. The closure is in effect from 6 am to 6 pm. Sunday street closures will continue as normal. Street parking within the park on Saturdays and Sundays is limited. Visitors are encouraged to use the Music Concourse Garage and to take public transportation or bike to the museum.

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Free and available for download on the Apple App Store.


Tues–Sun9:30 am–5:15 pm
Friday Nights at the de Young Apr 15–Nov 25, 2016 | 5–8:45 pm
Open select MondaysMay 30, 2016; Sept 5, 2016; Dec 19, 2016; Dec 26, 2016; Feb 20, 2016; May 29, 2017 | 9:30 am–5:15 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day and December 25. Check our calendar for special hours.

The Museum Café and Hamon Education Tower Observation Level close one hour prior to museum close.

General Admission

Seniors 65+$7
Youths 13–17$6
College students with valid ID$6
Children 12 and underFree
First Tuesday of the month*Free (special exhibition fees still apply)
FAMSF members (join today!)Free
Audio tour$8 ($7 FAMSF members)

Prices may vary for special exhibitions.

Admission tickets to the de Young include same-day general admission to the Legion of Honor. Additional fees may apply for special exhibitions. Prices and hours subject to change without notice. Last ticket sold one hour before closing. Discounts cannot be combined with other offers or previously purchased tickets.

General admission to the de Young is free for all veterans and active military personnel with military ID on Veterans Day.


Golden Gate Park | 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118

P: 415.750.3600

Visitor Info

Here are a few helpful guides to plan your upcoming visit to the de Young: 


The de Young offers ongoing discounts and promotions including free general admission on the first Tuesday of every month and a public transportation discount. To see our current promotions, click here.

Visiting with Children

Infant changing stations are available in all restrooms. Standard-size strollers are allowed, however please note that some exhibitions have restricted stroller access.

The de Young offers a wide range of programming for children including a family audio tour available at the information desk, drop-in art classes on most Saturdays, and hands-on art making in the Artists Studio. For more information on programs for children, please visit Families with Children.

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