M. H. de Young Memorial Museum

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M. H. de Young Memorial Museum
Established March 24, 1895
Location 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, California, USA
Type Art museum
Visitor figures

2,043,854 (2010)[1]

Director John E. Buchanan, Jr.
Public transit access 44 O'Shaughnessy, San Francisco Municipal Railway
Website http://www.famsf.org/deyoung/

The M. H. de Young Memorial Museum is an art museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. It is often called just the de Young Museum. It is named for early San Francisco newspaper publisher M. H. de Young. The museum opened in 1895. It was damaged in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. A new museum building opened in 2005.

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  1. "Exhibition and museum attendance figures 2010". London: The Art Newspaper. April 2011. http://www.theartnewspaper.com/attfig/attfig10.pdf. Retrieved 11 April 2011.

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