32. Visit a Museum for FREE!

May 3, 2010

The first Tuesday of the Month is tomorrow, May 4th.

As with most every first Tuesday of the month, there are a variety of Museums that offer Free admission. Below you will find a handful of options to choose from.

Let’s call this the A-list. Though it’s a short list, it could keep you busy for days throughout the year. San Francisco has such a variety of great art to see. Don’t miss out!

The de young Museum:

photo by daryl mitchell

Founded in 1895 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum has been an integral part of the cultural fabric of the city and a cherished destination for millions of residents and visitors to the region for over 100 years.

On October 15, 2005, the de Young Museum re-opened in a state-of-the-art new facility that integrates art, architecture and the natural landscape in one multi-faceted destination that will inspire audiences from around the world [...]

FREE admission to The de Young Museum is offered every first Tuesday of the month.

The Legion of Honor:

photo credit: Gilles 92

The Legion of Honor, San Francisco’s most beautiful museum, displays an impressive collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge.

Built to commemorate Californian soldiers who died in World War I, the Legion of Honor is a beautiful Beaux-arts building located in San Francisco’s Lincoln Park [...]

FREE admission to The Legion of Honor is offered every first Tuesday of the month.


photo credit: Franco Folini

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is a dynamic center for modern and contemporary art. The museum strives to engage and inspire a diverse range of audiences by pursuing an innovative program of exhibitions, education, publications, and collections activities. International in scope, while reflecting the distinctive character of our region, the museum explores compelling expressions of visual culture.

SFMOMA has a long history of excellence in exhibiting and collecting the foremost artists and designers of our time [...]

FREE admission to The SFMOMA is offered every first Tuesday of the month.

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