San Francisco - Legion of Honor Museum

 San Francisco - Legion of Honor Museum

The museum is in Lincoln Park hill on the northwest side of the city.

The building was donated to the city by Spreckels family in 1924 to honor the Californians who died in World War 1. It is a replica of the Legion d'Honneur in Paris.

Inside you can find three main galleries with a large collection of European paintings and sculpture and one of the largest repositories of works of art on paper in the nation.

Visitors are encouraged to book ticket reservations online in advance, from 4:30 it is free entry to visit the permanent collections.

the Legion of Honor has one of the most comprehensive holdings of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) in the United States, and you can see the large sculpture “the thinker” in the entrance plaza.

In front of the Legion of Honor Museum you can see the impressive plaza and fountain, on the north side you can find the small The Holocaust Memorial Statue.


The museum is located inside a large Lincoln Park Golf Course Golf club and on its north side you can find the large Land's End Park with trails and ocean and Golden Gate Bridge viewing spots.


Picture Gallery