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San Francisco Museums For All

This popular program is open all year to offer eligible residents free or reduced admission to local museums and cultural centers. 

 

Follow three easy steps to get 4 free tickets or reduced admission every time you visit your favorite museum or outdoor attraction.

Step 1

Check each listing below for visiting hours and ticketing information 

Step 2

If online reservations are available for your selected museum or attraction, consider making one before your visit.

Step 3

On your visit, show your EBT or Medi-Cal card and proof of SF residence. 

Art

Asian Art Museum: 200 Larkin Street

Cartoon Art Museum: 781 Beach Street 

  • Hours: Daily: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (except Wednesdays) | Wednesday: Closed | Closed on New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day (July 4th), Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
  • Contact: (415) 227-8666 | Email: office@cartoonart.org | Website: www.cartoonart.org
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: No |  Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs 

de Young Museum: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive 

Legion of Honor Museum: 100 34th Avenue

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD): 685 Mission Street

  • Hours: Wednesday to Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Monday to Tuesday: Closed | Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4th), Thanksgiving Day and the following day
  • Contact: (415) 750-3600 | Email: contact@famsf.org | Website: www.moadsf.org
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: No |  Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs 

Museum of Craft and Design: 2569 Third Street

  • Hours: Wednesday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Monday to Tuesday: Closed Closed on Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4th), Thanksgiving Day
  • Contact: (415) 773-0303 | Email: info@sfmcd.org | Website: sfmcd.org
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: Members only | Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs 

San Francisco Museum of Moden Art (SFMOMA): 151 Third Street

  • Hours: Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Tuesday to Wednesday: Closed | Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Friday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Contact: (415) 357-4000 | Email: contact@famsf.org | Website: www.sfmoma.org
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: No |  Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs 

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: 701 Mission Street

  • Hours: Thursday, Saturday to Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Friday: 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Monday to Wednesday: Closed
  • Contact: (415) 978-2700 | Email: boxoffice@ybca.org | Website: www.ybca.org
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: No |  Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs 

Crafts

Children's Creativity Museum: 221 4th Street

Culture + History

Cable Car Museum: 1201 Mason Street

  • Hours: Tuesday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Friday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Closed on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day
  • Contact: (415) 474-1887 | Website: www.cablecarmuseum.org
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: No | Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs

Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco: 750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor

Chinese Historical Society of America: 965 Clay Street

GLBT Historical Society of America: 4127 18th Street

The Contemporary Jewish Museum: 736 Mission Street

  • Hours: Thursday to Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Closed on New Year’s Day, The first day of Passover, Independence Day, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day
  • Contact: (415) 655-7800 | Email: info@thecjm.org | Website: www.thecjm.org
  • Admission: Free Walk-up admission: No | Advanced ticket: Yes Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs 

San Francisco Railway Museum: 77 Steuart Street

Science + Nature

California Academy of Sciences: Golden Gate Park, 55 Music Concourse Drive

  • Hours: Monday to Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Thursday NightLife (21+ with ID) 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. | Last daytime entry at 4:00 p.m.
  • Contact: (415) 379-8000 | Email: info@calacademy.org | Website: www.calacademy.org
  • Admission: $3 | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: No Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs 

Conservatory of Flowers: Golden Gate Park, 100 John F Kennedy Drive

Exploratorium:  Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green Street

  • Hours: Wednesday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Thursday (Ages 18+): 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. | Sunday (Daytime members and Donors only): 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. |  Monday to Tuesday: Closed
  • Contact: (415) 528-4444 | Email: visit@exploratorium.edu | Website: www.exploratorium.edu
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: No Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs

Japanese Tea Garden: Golden Gate Park, 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive

  • Hours: Summer Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. | Winter Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. | Last entry 30 minutes before closing
  • Contact: (415) 752-1171 Website: www.japaneseteagardensf.com
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: Yes Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs 

Randall Museum: 199 Museum Way

San Francisco Botanical Garden: 1199 9th Avenue

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Additional Partners + Sponsors

These Museums for All partners look forward to reopening when it's safe. Explore their websites to learn more about their exhibits and activities.