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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Brisbane, Australia
"Love Art? You're home!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 27, 2018 NEW
Recently went to the SF MOMA for the first time and LOVED it!! Some great exhibits that suits adults, teens and children alike. RFK exhibit was sombre but amazing. Go and see some great impressionist art. but most of all, do yourself and favour and GO AND SEE ROTHKO IN THE FLESH!!
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Shana H
"RFK exhibit fantastic, permanent collection is just - WOW"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 22, 2018 NEW
The Train: RFK's Last Journey was especially good. Very small but I liked that to flesh to out they invited two contemporary artists to react and respond to it. The permanent collection is just WOW. How lucky are the residents of the Bay Area to have that collection in their backyard. Really amazing. You could spend ages there and just take a day for each floor. Felt like I only scratched the surface in one day.
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San Francisco, California
"Free Access via library card"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 22, 2018 NEW
If you have a library card from San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Contra Costa County and other places, you can access FREE admission tickets to all of these places through the "Discover & Go" program. I have personally used Discover & Go passes to get in F R E E to all of these places. I LOVE IT.
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Singapore, Singapore
"West coast cousin"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 21, 2018 NEW
I prefer contemporary art to the old stuff, so i'll visit every modern museum in each city Started on the 7th floor and not much to see on both 6-7th floors. Gets better from 5th floor down with kooning, lichtenstein, warhol, twombly, indiana, kahlo, koons, kusuma, calder, rothko et al. Almost all the hottest contemporary artists are here, except giacometti, picasso and basqiuat Ended with a nice lunch at the michelin starred in situ restaurant
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Sacramento, California
"Spaceous art exhibits"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed May 21, 2018 NEW
Located on 3rd St and Howard. A spacious environment for numerous art exhibits in the 7 floors. I started on the 7th floor and worked my way down. There was a special exhibit for René Magritte. For those who enjoy modern art, it is a fabulous place. For me, it was a way to spend 2-3h and $25 to see some art, that I only recognized 1-2 artists. In addition to the art exhibits there are historic and educational film features. Park at MOMA and they will validate the first 3h of parking.
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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.