SAN FRANCISCO AREA MUSEUMS
Take in the art and culture of the city by the bay.
Throughout the year, you’ll find a wealth of exhibits.
Explore the city’s gallery and art scene during your stay, from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (within walking distance) to the Academy of Sciences and the beautiful Conservatory of Flowers – just to name a few.
Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St
Founded more than 50 years ago, the Asian Art Museum continues to be a vibrant hub for discovering the magnificent artistic achievements and intriguing history of the world’s most populous continent, by bridging cultures, engaging the imagination, and inspiring new ways of thinking. Home to one of the world’s finest collections of Asian art, it boasts more than 18,000 awe-inspiring artworks ranging from ancient jades and ceramics, some as much as 6,000 years old, to contemporary video installations, dynamic special exhibitions, cultural celebrations and public programs for all ages.
California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Dr
An aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences is a powerful voice for biodiversity research and exploration, environmental education, and sustainability across the globe. Established since 1853, take a trip through one of the world’s largest museums of natural history that houses over 46 million specimens.
San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
151 3rd St
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is a modern and contemporary art museum, which holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art, and was the first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th-century art. In addition to its seven gallery floors, filled with remarkable painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, design, and media arts collections, SFMOMA offers 45,000 square feet of free, art-filled public space open to all.
Legion Of Honor
100 34th Ave
Most noted for its breathtaking setting, the Legion of Honor is a beautiful Beaux-arts building located in San Francisco's Lincoln Park, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Golden Gate Bridge and all of San Francisco. Boasting an impressive collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art, its collections include Rodin's Thinker, which sits in the museum's Court of Honor, European decorative arts and paintings, Ancient art, and one of the largest collections of prints and drawings in the country.
Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr
A national landmark built in 1879, the Conservatory of Flowers is a greenhouse and botanical garden that houses a collection of rare and exotic plants in Golden Gate Park. Immerse yourself in five distinct galleries, each focusing on highlighting a different ecosystem, ranging from the dense tropical rainforests of Sumatra to the cloud forests of Ecuador and beyond.