Free + Reduced Admission

The Legion of Honor offers several programs for free or reduced admission to permanent galleries and special exhibitions. Details on these programs are outlined below.

Free Saturdays for San Francisco Residents
Starting April 6, 2019

Every Saturday, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to San Francisco residents. Saturdays feature engaging art experiences for the entire family, including art making, gallery guides, and tours with discussion and sketching in the permanent galleries.

  • This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
  • Full-priced admission to special exhibitions still applies.
  • Free admission may be redeemed with a driver’s license or postmarked envelope.
  • Visitors ages 17 and under always receive free admission to the permanent collection galleries.
  • This program begins April 6, 2019.
  • Zip codes: 94102, 94103,94104, 94105, 94107, 94108, 94109, 94110, 94111, 94112, 94114, 94115, 94116, 94117, 94118, 94121, 94122, 94123, 94124, 94126, 94127, 94129, 94130, 94131, 94132, 94133, 94134, 94158, 94159, 94188

Free Tuesdays for All

General admission is free the first Tuesday of every month.

  • This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
  • Full-priced admission to special exhibitions still applies.
  • Free admission may be redeemed by visiting the Ticketing and Membership Desks.

Accessibility Admission

Free general admission and discounted special exhibition admission during normal museum hours. The museum also offers dedicated Access Days for visitors with disabilities and a guest.

  • Visit our full list of Accessibility Programs for more information.
  • Free general admission may be redeemed by showing valid ID at the Ticketing and Membership Desks, or by contacting access@famsf.org.
  • Discounted special exhibition tickets can be redeemed by showing a valid ID, Medicare card, doctors’ note, or Reduced Fare Transit Card at the Ticketing and Membership Desks, or by contacting access@famsf.org.

Museums for All

All visitors receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) are offered free general admission.

  • This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
  • Full-priced admission to special exhibitions still applies.
  • Free admission may be redeemed by presenting a valid EBT card at the Ticketing and Membership Desks.

Discover & Go

Discover & Go offers free general admission for California library cardholders.

  • This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
  • Full-priced admission to special exhibitions still applies.
  • Free admission may be redeemed by presenting a Discover & Go voucher at the Ticketing and Membership Desks. Register online to receive a dated Discover & Go voucher prior to visiting.

Bank of America Museums on Us

Bank of America is a proud a supporter of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. During Museums on Us weekends—the first full weekend of every month—Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U. S. Trust cardholders receive complimentary general admission. Tickets are available onsite, day-of only, and are subject to availability; arrive early for best availability.

  • This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries.
  • Full-priced admission to special exhibitions still applies.
  • Offer available for account holder or cardholder only.
  • Visitors ages 17 and under always receive free admission to the permanent collection galleries.
  • Free admission may be redeemed by presenting a Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, or U.S. Trust credit or debit card, or Bank of America bank statement and photo ID.

Public Transportation Discount

Receive a $2 discount with proof of purchase from any Bay Area public transportation system, including BART, Muni, Caltrain, and more. This discount is available in person at the time of purchase only, does not apply to internet sales or previously purchased tickets, and cannot be combined with other offers.

  • This offer applies to general admission for permanent collection galleries and to special exhibitions.
  • Discount may be redeemed by presenting a proof of purchase from any Bay Area public transportation system.


Please note the following rules and restrictions apply to discount offers:
Most offers do not include discounted admission to special exhibitions. Not valid with other offers, discounts, special ticketed events, special pricing, or previous purchases. Valid for single-day admission only. Offer may be valid for a limited number of tickets per transaction. Coupon has no cash value. Tickets not for resale. Prices, offers, and hours subject to change without notice. Parking not included. Discounts applied with valid documentation.