San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, CA

151 Third StreetSan Francisco, CA 94103
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Dedicated to preserving art for future generations, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is filled with renowned exhibits and works of art. Recognizing all forms of art including media, film, paint, architecture, and more, SFMOMA features works by renowned, Bay area, and upcoming artists. With a growing collection of more than 30,000 masterpieces, this is a must-see San Francisco museum.


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SFMOMA is dedicated to making the art for our time a vital and meaningful part of public life. For that reason, we assemble unparalleled collections, create exhilarating exhibitions, and develop engaging public programs. In all of these endeavors, we are guided by our enduring commitment to fostering creativity and embracing new ways of seeing the world.

Open Friday–Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm and Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm.
Closed Wednesdays.

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New South Wales, Australia
"Great morning"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed January 22, 2019 NEW
Could have spent longer here than the two hours we had. Parking was convenient. Building itself is lovely. Great variety of art on display.
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Alexa S
Sacramento, California
"Great Modern Art!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 21, 2019 NEW
This is one of my favorite museums in SF. They have fantastic exhibits & rotating shows featuring some of the best Modern Artists. The cafe is wonderful too & there is a very nice gift shop for people traveling or those that want to purchase Art books. My family & I always have a very enjoyable time here. I highly recommend SFMOMA!
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Prisca B
"Horrible menu"
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed January 20, 2019 NEW
The food , the menu , the way the ingredients are mixed together is bizarre and not in a good way . It’s also expensive, much better the cafe
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Alberta, Canada
"More of a fashion show"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed January 11, 2019 NEW
I enjoy taking in the sights and creativity of all types. What I don’t enjoy is so many people using the art as a fashion show. The staff should take steps to curtail the slough of people blocking the art by taking photos of themselves with the art. Very few people even looked at the artwork and what it was about. It detracted from the experience for us and became a big joke. The De Young museum was better and had visitors that were there for the art.
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David G
"The largest modern art museum in the world"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 09, 2019 NEW
It's even bigger than the one in New York City. Not only bigger, but in some respects also better. If you like modern art, don't miss it.
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Frequently Asked Questions about San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Do I need to purchase an admissions ticket to look at the public areas in the museum?
The free public spaces on Floors 1 and 2 open at 10:00 am daily and do not require a ticket. Enjoy Richard Serra’s Sequence, Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing 895: Loopy Doopy (white and blue), and Julie Mehretu’s HOWL, eon (I, II), or visit our two Museum Stores. To enter the galleries, a ticket is required.

Can I bring my food and/or beverages into the museum?
No. Eating, drinking, smoking, or sleeping is prohibited in the Museum. You may bring sealed food and drink containers into the museum if they are packed away in a bag and not consumed inside the galleries. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has designated areas for eating and drinking including Café 5, Sightglass at SFMOMA, and In Situ.

Are strollers allowed in the museum?
Unless otherwise noted on the gallery or specific exhibit, strollers are permitted inside the museum.

Can I bring a backpack inside?
Yes, however, backpacks must be carried or worn on your front at all times.

Does the museum offer parking?
SFMOMA’s garage on Minna Street is a few steps from the museum’s main entrance on Third Street. Plus, parking on site directly supports the museum, which means more great art for you!

Limited bicycle parking is also available.