San Francisco Museum of Modern Art


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The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is a modern art museum located in San Francisco, California. A nonprofit organization, SFMOMA holds an internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art and was the first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th century art. The museum’s current collection includes over 26,000 works of painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, design, and media arts. The building complex was designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta.

SFMOMA's Research Library was established in 1935 and contains extensive resources pertaining to modern and contemporary art, including books, periodicals, artists’ files, and lecture recordings. The museum also houses a restaurant, Caffè Museo, and a coffee bar run by the Blue Bottle Coffee Company.

The museum has in its collection important works by Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Richard Diebenkorn, Clyfford Still, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee, Marcel Duchamp and Ansel Adams, among others. Annually, the museum hosts more than twenty exhibitions and over three hundred educational programs.

Minimum Time Needed

2 Hours


Monday - Tuesday 11:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Friday - Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Admission Fee

Adults $18.00
Seniors (62 years and older) $9.00
Students (with current ID) $9.00
Active U.S. military(with valid military ID. Includes active U.S. Coast Guard and activated National Guard or Reservists.) FREE
Kids 12 and under, accompanied by an adult FREE
Thursday evenings (6:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.) Half-price admission
First Tuesday of each month FREE


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