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 the time a vital and meaningful part of public life. For that reason, the museum assembles unparalleled collections, creates exhilarating exhibitions, and develops engaging public programs. In all of these endeavors, SFMOMA is guided by an enduring commitment to fostering creativity and embracing new ways of seeing the world.

Monday & Tuesday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 1–8 p.m.
Fri–Sun: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

SFMOMA is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. The museum will be open until 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Getting Here
The visitor entrance is 151 Third Street, located in San Francisco's bustling SoMA district. We are just steps from Yerba Buena Gardens, hotels, restaurants, and public transportation, and our parking garage is next to the museum. Browse our arrival tips for information on validation and more.

The goal is to provide visitors with a safe and enjoyable museum experience. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum has added precautions to help safeguard the staff and visitors. For more information, please visit our website.
Masks are required for all visitors age 2 and up.

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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 artist JR's Chronicles of San Francisco, 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 in 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.