The museum will be open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, for the final day of China's Terracotta Warriors. Holiday pricing applies.
We are closed on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
Getting to the MuseumWhether you’re driving or taking public transportation, the Asian Art Museum is easily accessible.
Several streets around the museum will be closed for this festival on May 18, including Larkin between Grove and Ellis, Fulton between Hyde and Larkin and McAllister between Hyde and Polk. ArtPadSF have created a handy map of street closures.
Asian Heritage Street Celebration
Bay to Breakers Street ClosuresThe annual Bay to Breakers event will be held Sunday, May 19. It will not be possible to cross Market St to Larkin on Sunday morning (until 2 pm), so please plan your route accordingly. A full list of street closures is available on the Bay to Breakers site.
LocationAsian Art Museum
200 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94102
Between Fulton & McAllister Sts, opposite City Hall.
BART/Muni: Civic Center
Driving directions (Google maps)
Out-of-Town VisitorsGet the scoop on visiting from outside San Francisco, including discounts and hotel packages.
TicketsSee our Ticketing page for the full rundown on museum admission, including pricing for special exhibitions and discounted/free tickets. We've also put together some FAQs about tickets for China's Terracotta Warriors.
Information DeskThe Information Desk is the perfect place to begin your exploration. Staff will share details on special programs and upcoming tours. This is where to grab a museum brochure and map, or borrow a complimentary self-guided multimedia tour.
ToursA range of tours is available to museum visitors. Many visitors start with the free, self-guided multimedia tour, which takes museum guests through collection highlights. This tour is available in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish and French. Transcripts are available at the Information Desk. You can also download the multimedia guide from iTunes.
Visiting with KidsThe museum welcomes families. Admission for children 12 years and under is free. Strollers are available at the Coat Check, and diaper-changing facilities are available in all museum restrooms. Please note that strollers are not permitted in the Terracotta Warrior galleries.
Free Family Programs allow parents and children to share exploration of Asian history and cultures via storytelling. Target First Free Sundays feature extra family programs.
Visitors with Special NeedsFind out about accessibility and extra amenities on our Visitors with Special Needs page.
Coat CheckPlease use the museum’s free Coat Check service (located on the first floor) to store all backpacks and umbrellas, as well as any purses, bags or large parcels.
Visitors may borrow strollers, wheelchairs, and lightweight folding stools free of charge from the Coat Check, subject to availability. Please note that strollers are not permitted in the Terracotta Warrior galleries.