Legion of Honor, San Francisco

4.7
Housed inside an impressive Beaux-Arts building, Legion of Honor is the home of many works of European and Mediterranean art. The museum’s permanent collection focuses on paintings and decorative art from ancient to modern times. You can enjoy works by famous masters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, or Picasso; see Roman and Greek pieces; or admire the collection of statues, starting with Rodin’s "The Thinker" in front of the museum building. The museum also boasts one of the largest collections of works on paper in North America, and displays various special exhibits. You can opt for a self-guided audio tour, join a guided tour without any additional fees, or book a private tour by telephone or online. With our world travel planner, San Francisco attractions like Legion of Honor can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • As beautiful inside as outside, we were amazed by the beauty of this site, with its perfectly maintained gardens, a beautiful visit rich in history  more »
  • This is a nice little museum of art, with a small but decent collection of Impressionists. The main draw was the Tissot exhibition, drawing his works from across the globe. Very impressive feat of.....  more »
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  • Stunning views. Magnificent setting. Great art. All this in wonderful Bay Area setting. Cool, not hot and sticky like valley. No wonder this is many folks favorite city! Frisco is the greatest!! I left my heart in Frisco and most of my money too! Still it's well worth it.
  • I love museums and though this one was small, it's still a beautiful building that you have to see if you love architecture. It's also in a picturesque location where you can get a clear view of the golden gate bridge as long as its not too foggy. If you need a break from the crowds in the city, come check this place out, especially on a weekday. Parking is free here too, if you can find a spot.
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