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M. H. de Young Memorial Museum

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M. H. de Young Memorial Museum
EstablishedMarch 24, 1895
Location50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, California, USA
TypeArt museum
Visitors2,043,854 (2010)[1]
DirectorJohn E. Buchanan, Jr.
Public transit access44 O'Shaughnessy, San Francisco Municipal Railway

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" (PDF). London: The Art Newspaper. April 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 June 2012. Retrieved 11 April 2011.

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