Getting There - de Young Museum

Driving and Parking

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The de Young is located at 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Cross streets are John F. Kennedy Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

Driving Directions
From the North Bay/Golden Gate Bridge
From the Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza take the 19th Ave/Park Presidio Blvd exit and proceed through the tunnel onto Park Presidio Blvd. Go two miles to Cabrillo St. Turn right on Cabrillo, then right again on 14th Ave. Proceed one block north to Balboa St., turn right. Proceed across Park Presido Blvd. to 8th Ave. For surface access to the de Young, turn right onto 8th Ave. across Fulton St. to JFK Dr. For direct access to the Concourse parking facility, turn right on Fulton St. and then left on 10th Ave.

From the South Bay/I-280 North
At Daly City, take Route 1 North toward 19th Ave./Golden Gate Bridge. Go five miles on 19th Ave. through Golden Gate Park and make a right onto Fulton St. Turn right on 10th Ave. for access to the Concourse parking facility, continue two blocks to 8th Ave. and turn right into the park.

From the East Bay/I-80 West
Weekdays: Continue on I-80 through San Francisco for about one mile and then bear right, following signs for Golden Gate Bridge/US101 North. Follow signs for Octavia St. and Fell St.; freeway ends at Market St. Cross Market St. and go four blocks and make a left turn onto Fell St. Go 1.5 miles on Fell St. For access to the Music Concourse Parking Facility: Just beyond Shrader St. bear right and make a right turn onto Stanyan St. Go two blocks and make a left turn onto Fulton St. Take Fulton to 10th Ave. and make a left turn into the parking facility. For surface access to the de Young continue on Fell St. then just after Shrader St. bear left onto Kezar Dr. Bear right onto JFK Dr. and follow to the de Young.
Alternate Route Weekends: Take the Fremont St. exit from the Bay Bridge, make a left onto Fremont St. Go 0.3 miles and turn left onto Pine St. Take Pine St. for 2.7 miles past Presidio Ave. and bear left onto Masonic Ave. Follow Masonic Ave. for 0.8 miles and make a right turn onto Fulton St. Follow Fulton for 1.3 miles to 8th Ave. for surface access to the de Young or to 10th Ave. for direct access to the Concourse parking structure.

Please note that John F. Kennedy Dr. is closed on Sundays from Transverse Dr. to McLaren Lodge. Tea Garden Drive remains open for pick-up and drop-off, accessible via Concourse Drive from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The Concourse parking facility is open seven days a week.

Public Transportation

For More Information
415-673-MUNI (6864)

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Use Transit or Bike to the de Young

The Museum strongly encourages public transportation to Golden Gate Park. With easy connections from the Ferry Building, BART, CalTrain and regional transit stops, Muni provides convenient and frequent bus and light rail service to the park from throughout the city.

Muni to Golden Gate Park
The #44-O'Shaughnessy bus stops near the front of the museum on Tea Garden Drive (southbound) and on Concourse Drive near the Academy of Sciences (northbound).

Muni #5-Fulton and #21-Hayes stop at 8th and Fulton Streets, just outside of the park. From 8th, walk into the park and turn right on John F. Kennedy Drive to reach the museum's tower entrance.

The N-Judah Muni Metro streetcar, which is accessible, stops at 9th Ave. and Irving St. To reach the de Young, walk north on 9th Ave. to Golden Gate Park. 9th Ave. turns into Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Keep walking on MLK Blvd. until you reach Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., then turn right and continue to the museum entrance.

From Ferry Building
Take N-Judah from Embacadero Muni Metro station at Market and Main Sts.

From Fisherman’s Wharf
Take Muni F trolley to Market St., transfer to N-Judah at Embarcadero station.

From Union Square/Downtown
Take N-Judah from the underground Muni Metro station at Powell and Market Sts.

From City Hall/Civic Center
Take N-Judah from Muni Metro station at Van Ness Ave. and Market St. OR take Muni #5-Fulton bus at McAllister and Polk Sts. OR take Muni #21-Hayes bus at Hayes and Larkin Sts.

From CalTrain Depot
Take N-Judah from 4th and King station.

Transfer from any downtown BART station (Embarcadero, Montgomery, Powell, or Civic Center) to the Muni N-Judah OR transfer from Glen Park station to Muni bus #44-O'Shaughnessy.

Market Street Alternative Route
If you don't want to take the N-Judah streetcar from Market Street, you can take the #21-Hayes bus.

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