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Legion of Honor

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Address: 34th Avenue & Clement Street, Lincoln Park, San Francisco, CA 94121
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An outstanding collection of European art in a gorgeous hilltop museum...

An outstanding collection of European art in a gorgeous hilltop museum setting.

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US$15.00*
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US$89.00*
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Explore the Museum in a Day

I really appreciated the size and collections of the museum. The smaller venue allowed for a slower-paced, self-guided tour. By the end of my visit I felt enriched and honored... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
LINDAfromNORCAL
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Granite Bay, California
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Granite Bay, California
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

I really appreciated the size and collections of the museum. The smaller venue allowed for a slower-paced, self-guided tour. By the end of my visit I felt enriched and honored to have been exposed to the great artists from times past, and the various art mediums used to achieve their fine results. I ended the day at the museum's cafe... More 

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Modesto, California
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

The Legion Of Honor is one of my two favourite museums in San Francisco. Its location overlooks Lincoln Park and the Golden Gate Bridge. I also enjoy watching golfers on the course as I drive up to the museum. I usually visit the Legion of Honor on a weekday morning when street parking is easy to obtain. A ticket to... More 

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California
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

This place can be crowded on weekends. We came during the week and although there were people there, we often had the entire room to ourselves. How lovely that is to look at the art and talk amongst your family about what we are seeing. Photography is allowed without a flash. Without the crowds, we had fun taking creative shots... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

A wonderful day at the legion of honour, amazing artwork! A must see. We purchased a city pass which included this attraction. Well worth the money!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

I was visiting one of my best friends and she's taken me here. I didn't think much of it in the beginning but I saw that every room was themed differently. I learned so much just from spending a day there.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I have thoroughly enjoyed my visit to LH per Hitchcock's movie Vertigo. The museum houses excellent permanent collections as well as traveling exhibits. Sculptures, European art, photography, ancient art and deco art are some of the gems you will see. The french styled architecture is also impressive! Must be on anyone's itinerary!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

A good range of mainly European art. Well laid out so that the galleries did not feel too crowded and you were able to see the pictures.

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san francisco, ca.
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Museum is situated above a perch, overlooking ocean. Surrounded by golf links, it's a wonderful tribute to French inspired architecture. Since the new DeYoung was updated, I enjoy the Legion much more.

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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Everything about this place was perfect. The building itself is beautiful, took me some time to focus my attention on the actual art inside. I love classic european art - the collection is amazing. It's not too big and not too small, just perfect. The hike there and back was also wonderful. But that's another review...

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

expositions are always very pleasant. The location is even agreeable, even with the local bus schedules. The entrance is welcoming and the pace you can have is always accomodating.

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