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de Young Museum

De young museum

M. H. de Young Memorial Museum

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco consists of two separate museum locations, the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park.

The American art collection of the de Young Museum consists of over 1,000 paintings, 800 sculptures, and 3,000 decorative arts objects.  The Museums’ textiles collection consists of over 13,000 textiles and costumes from around the world. The Africa, Pacific, and the Americas collection is more than 1,400 objects of Art. The de Young Museum collection includes American art from the 17th through the 21st centuries, international contemporary art, textiles, and costumes, and art from the Americas, the Pacific and Africa.

The de Young Museum is an art museum at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. The de Young is named after its founder, early San Francisco newspaperman M. H. de Young.

Highlights of the de Young Museum

de Young Museum

Your Visit to the de Young Museum

Below are some details that may help you in planning your visit to the De Young Museum.

  • Location:                        San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Address:                          50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco
  • Public transit access:
    • 44 O’Shaughnessy Bus
    • 5 or 5L-Fulton Bus
    • 28 Bus
    • N-Judah Muni Metro

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