de Young Museum
Golden Gate Park
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
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Building names(s): de Young Museum
Architect/Designer: Herzog & de Meuron
Completion date: October 2005
Tuesday through Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Fridays until 8:45 p.m. mid-January through November
Closed January 1, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25
The museum closes at 4 p.m. on December 24 and 31.
Admission: Adults $10 (First Tuesday of each month is FREE. Special exhibition fees, if any, still apply.)
The #44-O’Shaughnessy bus stops near the front of the museum on Tea Garden Drive (southbound) and on Concourse Drive near the Academy of Sciences (northbound).
Muni #5-Fulton and #21-Hayes stop at 8th and Fulton Streets, just outside of the park. From 8th, walk into the park and turn right on John F. Kennedy Drive to reach the museum’s tower entrance.
The N-Judah Muni Metro streetcar, which is accessible, stops at 9th Ave. and Irving St. To reach the de Young, walk north on 9th Ave. to Golden Gate Park. 9th Ave. turns into Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Keep walking on MLK Blvd. until you reach Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., then turn right and continue to the museum entrance.
From Ferry Building
Take N-Judah from Embacadero Muni Metro station at Market and Main Sts.
From Fisherman’s Wharf
Take Muni F trolley to Market St., transfer to N-Judah at Embarcadero station.
From Union Square/Downtown
Take N-Judah from the underground Muni Metro station at Powell and Market Sts.
From City Hall/Civic Center
Take N-Judah from Muni Metro station at Van Ness Ave. and Market St. OR take Muni #5-Fulton bus at McAllister and Polk Sts. OR take Muni #21-Hayes bus at Hayes and Larkin Sts.
From CalTrain Depot
Take N-Judah from 4th and King station.
Transfer from any downtown BART station (Embarcadero, Montgomery, Powell, or Civic Center) to the Muni N-Judah OR transfer from Glen Park station to Muni bus #44-O’Shaughnessy.
Market Street Alternative Route
If you don’t want to take the N-Judah streetcar from Market Street, you can take the #21-Hayes bus.