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MH de Young Museum
Golden Gate Park
— Tower Observation Floor

Tower Observation Floor
— Take the Elevator to the 9th Floor

During your visit to the de Young, be sure to take the elevator up to the Tower Observation Floor — located on the 9th floor of the museum.

Surrounded by glass, visitors get a panoramic birds eye view of Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences, the Music Concourse and Bandshell, Sculpture Garden, city skyline and surrounding areas. The incredible views make a great backdrop for picture-taking.



Tower Observation Floor
Wait 'til you see the views from the top of the Tower Observation Floor. Each vantage point (circular view) offers something different.

View of San Francisco from the de Young Museum 9th Floor



Gifts
The Tower Observation Floor features a small gift area  — visitors can shop for museum gifts, including books, canvas bags, novelty items and souvenirs.

The area also features a huge map of the streets of San Francisco — it completely covers one wall. It's popular with visitors and locals alike!

Concourse Parking
Parking (for cars and bicycles) is available in the Concourse parking facility. Access to the north entrance is from Fulton St. @ 10th Ave. Access to the south entrance is at Concourse Dr. and Martin Luther King Dr. inside the park.

Open daily, year-round.

Limited parking is available on John F. Kennedy Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.


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View of Park from the de Young Museum Tower Floor

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Unique architecture of MH de Young Museum at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco

Views from the de Young's Tower Observation Floor

Views of the de Young Cafe and Sculpture Garden from the de Young's Tower Observation Floor

Gift Shop in the de Young Museum 9th Floor Tower View

de Young Museum in San Francisco Map on 9th Floor Tower

View of the San Francisco Bay Entrance from the de Young Museum Tower Floor

View of the Band Shell from the de Young Museum 9th Floor Tower

Outside the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Museum Hours
Open Tues-Sun 9:30am-5:15pm,
Fri open til 8:45pm.

First Tuesday of each month Free. Special exhibition fees still apply.

Closed January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25.


MH de Young Museum

- Exhibits
- Friday Nights
- Museum Cafe
- Sculpture Gdn
- Tower Views


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