Here is the Legion of Honor, an art museum with a collection that spans four millennia of history. This French neoclassical building, representing a great legacy of philanthropy and civic pride, stands proudly over the city, the Golden Gate, and the Pacific Ocean beyond.

Public observtion floor
144-foot tower
Ground floor
The park
Legion of Honor
Hours
  • TuesdaySunday
    9:30 am–5:15 pm

     

    Holiday Hours
    December 31
    9:30 am–4 pm

     

    Closed Christmas Day

     

    Tickets to the Legion of Honor include same-day general admission to the de Young.

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Tickets to the Legion of Honor include same-day general admission to the de Young.

The collections at the Legion of Honor offer unique insight into the art historical, political, and social movements of the previous 4,000 years of human history. Holdings include European paintings; European decorative arts and sculpture; ancient art from the Mediterranean basin; and one of the largest repositories of works of art on paper in the nation.

Explore the Special Exhibition

Guided Tours

Sign up for a public or private VIP tour with an expert docent for a more in-depth look into the exhibition.