Masks are required for all visitors regardless of vaccination status. Read our safety guidelines.

Families with Children

At home or at the museum, our family resources support close looking, conversation and curiosity about art. Explore the resources below to discover artworks with your family as you prepare for a visit or get creative in the museum galleries.

Visitors ages 17 and under always receive free admission to the permanent collection galleries.



Additional Information

Visit the de Young calendar for a schedule of programs.

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de Youngsters Studio

A Space for FamiliesLocated in an area of the de Young that is free and open to the public, the de Youngsters studio is for families with children of all ages, offering activities created for visitors ages 3–8 to explore together with an accompanying adult. The space is open during regular museum... View More

Summer Art Camp

Summer Art Camp Closed 2021Summer Art Camp at the de Young museum will remain closed in 2021 due to COVID-19 risks. The decision was made after consultation with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s COVID-19 prevention team and in accordance with California health and safety recommendations.... View More