Legion of Honor, San Francisco

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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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  • The views alone from the exterior of this museum are worth the visit! Then inside- treasures of art from all centuries & world-wide countries, all in an atmosphere reminiscent of a museum in Paris! No...  more »
  • We came by for the Rubens exhibit and got right in. I always like to stop by the Rodin sculptures at the entry plaza (The Thinker) and in the gallery. This fine museum looks and acts like a world clas...  more »
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  • Early Ruben is fantastic! The guy was a genius. His paintings are beautiful, true works of art. There's so much going on in them, such level of detail, and the way he depicts (high)light(s) is just wonderful. The test of the museum is well worth a visit as well!
  • I absolutely love the museums in SF but this has to be the highest one. The beauty/architecture of the museum it self. The artwork, I could just keep coming back. They also do some of the best exhibits.
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