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Visiting the de Young

The de Young App by Guidekick

Free and available for download on the Apple App Store.

The de Young Museum, a favorite of San Francisco residents and visitors since 1895, is located at 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive in the heart of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

Map of the de Young Galleries

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


Open Tuesdays through Sundays9:30 am to 5:15 pm
Open Late Fridays (April 15–November 25, 2016)9:30 am to 8:45 pm
Closed Mondays and Select HolidaysClosed Thanksgiving Day and December 25

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

Special Hours*

Monday, May 30, 2016,  9:30 am–5:15 pm
Saturday, December 24, 2016, 9:30 am–4 pm
Monday, December 26, 2016,  9:30 am–5:15 pm
Saturday, December 31, 2016, 9:30 am–4 pm
Monday, January 16, 2017, 9:30 am–5:15 pm
Monday, February 20, 2017, 9:30 am–5:15 pm
Monday, May 29, 2017, 9:30 am–5:15 pm

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

*Special hours are subject to different prices for some special exhibitions

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)

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.

Discounts and Promotions

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.

The de Young App by Guidekick

The de Young mobile app is the key companion for your visit to the museum. The app features an innovative map of the building that pinpoints your location and highlights selected artworks as well as museum amenities. Exclusive content allows you to hear the de Young’s curators tell the stories behind some of the museum’s most fascinating works of art.

The de Young app is free and available for download on the Apple App Store.

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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