It's easy to get 4 free or reduced admission tickets for every visit.

  • Check each listing below for visiting hours and ticketing information. 

  • Make online reservations when available. Note: Special exhibits are not discounted and may require separate reservations. 

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

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: 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) 358-7200 | Website: 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 | Admission Details 

San Francisco Museum of Modern 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: visit@sfmoma.org | Website: sfmoma.org
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: No |  Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs | Admission Details

Walt Disney Family Museum: 104 Montgomery Street in the Presidio

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: ybca.org
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes | Advanced ticket: No |  Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs 

Children's Creativity Museum: 221 4th Street

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

Guardians of the City First Responders Museum (Formerly SFFD Museum): 655 Presidio Avenue

San Francisco Railway Museum: 77 Steuart Street

Tenderloin Museum: 398 Eddy Street

  • Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Sunday to Monday: Closed | Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and the following day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day (July 4th), Thanksgiving Day and the following day
  • Contact: (415) 351-1912 Email: info@tenderloinmuseum.org | Website: tenderloinmuseum.org
  • Admission: Free | Walk-up admission: Yes Advanced ticket: No
  • Visitor FAQs   

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 

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 (daytime admission and NightLife (21+)  | $29 Family Membership (2 adults and children 17 & under) | Walk-up admission: Yes Advanced ticket: No Parking at Museum: No
  • Visitor FAQs | Admission Details

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

Exploratorium:  Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green Street

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 

Museum of the Eye: 645 Beach Street

Randall Museum: 199 Museum Way

San Francisco Botanical Garden: 1199 9th Avenue

  • Conservatory of Flowers
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum
  • Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco 
  • Children's Creativity Museum
  • deYoung Museum 
  • Cartoon Art Museum
  • The Financial Justice Project of San Francisco
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Exploratorium
  • Legion of Honor Museum
  • Chinese Historical Society of America Museum
  • Presidio Trust
  • GLBT Historical Society
  • Museum of African Diaspora 
  • Museum of Creaft and Design
  • Randall Museum
  • Asian Art Museum 
  • SF Museum of Modern Art
  • SF Botanical Garden
  • SF Parks and Recreation
  • Grants for the Arts
  • SF Arts Commission
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • Japanese Tea Garden
  • Market Street Railway
  • BAYCAT Studio
  • Cable Car Museum
  • The Walt Disney Family Museum
  • City and County of San Francisco 
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