"Asian Art Museum" Asian Art Museum of San Francisco Tip by geeyook

  Plate from Asian Art Museum Collection
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The Asian Art Museum was started in 1966 as a result of the donation of Avery Brundage's Asian art collection. Orginally housed in wing of the De Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, it was moved to its new location in Civic Center in 2003. It features nearly 15,000 pieces and spans 6,000 years of history. It is opened Tuesday through Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm with extended evening hours every Thursday until 9:00 pm (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day). Admission is required but the first Tuesday of each month is free to the public.

Address: 200 Larkin Street
Directions: Overlooking Civic Center Plaza
Phone: (415) 379-8800
Website: http://www.asianart.org

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  • Updated Nov 15, 2004
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