Read our COVID-19 safety guidelines. Note: access to the museum may be impacted 9/30–10/2 due to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass.

Getting to the de Young

de Young museum

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

Directions to the de Young

Please note that John F. Kennedy Drive is currently closed to vehicular traffic from Kezar Drive to Transverse Drive. There is no access to the de Young museum from the north side of the park. To cross Golden Gate Park, please use Park Presidio Boulevard or Stanyan Street. Read more about the de Young’s position on the closure here.

Cars have the ability to drop off visitors in front of the de Young using Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr. This is only accessible via Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from the south side of the park. Additionally, the Music Concourse Garage offers a 15-minute grace period for drop-off and pick up.


Paid parking is available in the Music Concourse Garage, which may be accessed from Fulton Street or the 10th Avenue entrance. A limited number of accessible parking spots are available in the Music Concourse Garage. Free street parking near the museum is limited within Golden Gate Park. Weekends are especially busy. Please plan ahead and leave extra time for arrival and parking.

To avoid auto break-ins, please take all valuables with you and check that your vehicle’s doors and windows are locked.

Public Transportation

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco encourages the use of public transportation and provides ticket discounts accordingly. For more information, please see the Public Transportation page.


Museum visitors are encouraged to take public transportation, the weekend Golden Gate Park Shuttle, bicycle, and use the Music Concourse Garage, as parking is severely limited.

Public Transportation

Learn about how the muni, bus, metro, and shuttle system can help you get to the museum.