MH de Young Museum
Japanese Tea Garden
Since 1894, this picturesque 5-acre garden and bonsai grove has blushed with cherry blossoms in spring, turned flaming red with maple...
Lindy in the Park
Sundays swing at the free Lindy-hopping dance party in Golden Gate Park, on a sidewalk near the MH de Young Museum (weather permitting)....
California Academy of Sciences
Architect Renzo Piano's 2008 landmark LEED-certified green building houses 38,000 weird and wonderful animals in a four-story rainforest...
Head south of Golden Gate Park's border for upscale, sustainably sourced Cal-Mex, including tasty tortas (sandwiches on round Mexican...
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr · interesting places nearby
MH de Young Museum information
Follow sculptor Andy Goldsworthy's artificial fault line in the sidewalk into Herzog & de Meuron's sleek, copper-clad building that's oxidizing green to blend into the park. Don't be fooled by the de Young's camouflaged exterior: shows here boldly broaden artistic horizons from Oceanic ceremonial masks and Balenciaga gowns to sculptor Al Farrow's cathedrals built from bullets.