Legion of Honor – Overview
With one-of-a-kind views of downtown San Francisco and the Bay, guests to the Legion of Honor may never want to leave! The museum is home to over 100,000 works of art from Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East.
The Legion of Honor is probably the most beautiful museum of San Francisco. It diplays a collection of 4000 years of ancient and European art. From the museum, which is located in Lincoln Park, you’ll have an amazing view on the Golden Gate Bridge, too. The museum was build in memory of the soldiers that had died in the first World War.
See Auguste Rodin’s famous sculpture, The Thinker, which, as you enter, sits in the museum’s Court of Honor. Also on display is the Legion’s magnificent Skinner pipe organ, built in 1924.
Immerse yourself in the works of Rembrandt, Degas, Seurat, and Picasso. Also, treat your ears to Bach, Gershwin, and some of Hollywood’s great and memorable music on weekends at 4 pm.
European paintings, ancient art, photography, European sculptures or European decorative arts. The museum offers a great variety to look at.
Tours of its permanent collection and special exhibition galleries are offered daily and visitors can choose from a self-guided audio tour, one of their daily public docent tours, or book a private tour (docent-led tour for groups of 10 or more).
You can also take a break from viewing the museum’s superb exhibitions and permanent collections by grabbing a quick bite or meal at the museum’s café.
Check out the museum and get inspired by all the beautiful and breathtaking art which is very worth seeing.
Smartsave also offers discounts for de Young Museum.
Simply show your voucher at the entrance to get 20% off. No expiry and valid for up to 6 people.
|Regular Price||With Voucher|
|General Admission Ticket -Adult||$15.00||$12.00|
|General Admission Ticket Senior (65+)||$12.00||$9.60|
|General Admission - Student Ticket (with valid ID)||$6.00||$4.80|
Closed July 4, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25.
|tuesday||09:30 - 17:15|
|wednesday||09:30 - 17:15|
|thursday||09:30 - 17:15|
|friday||09:30 - 17:15|
|saturday||09:30 - 17:15|
|sunday||09:30 - 17:15|