San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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151 3rd St (btwn Mission & Howard St)
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 357-4179
Art Museum
Mon–Wed, Fri–Sun: 10:00 AM–5:00 PM Thu: 10:00 AM–9:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Find the 2 hidden Waldos at SFMOMA. We have hidden them on buildings visible from the Rooftop area :)
  • Check out the Warhols
  • Head straight for the rooftop garden, stopping for some Blue Bottle coffee on the 5th floor. Admittance to the MOMA is free on the first Tuesday of every month. #vday
  • One of the best museums in the world, let alone in SF!
  • See the big luxurious Rothko and get lost in it for a few minutes.
  • Free WIFI
  • Fine art pairs perfectly with fine dining! The MICHELIN Red Guide mobile app is $0.99 for a limited time only!
  • Walk through an enclosed glass-and-steel bridge connecting the fifth-floor galleries to the dramatic Rooftop Sculpture Garden.
  • In movie theaters across the country, film projectors are being replaced by digital projectors. Have you watched a 35 mm film projection at SFMOMA yet? Projectionist Paul Clipson gives us a tour:
  • SF Weeklys Best Of 2011 Winner Editorial Pick BEST PRIVATE CLUB ON THE CHEAP$80 a year buys you easy access to SFMOMA's rooftop garden and cafe, one of the city's most private public spaces...
  • Take a break at the Rooftop Sculpture Garden and Coffee Bar for a cup of Blue Bottle coffee for yourself and some hot chocolate and sweet treats for the kids. Powered by
  • Try the new Blue Bottle sandwiches - the ham and cheese is gnom gnom gnom!
  • Take pics during your visit and tweet them @sfmoma or tag them "SFMOMA" on Flickr (and they'll show up on the museum's blog!).
  • Start on floor 7 and work your way to the bottom floor.
  • The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rooftop Garden was conceived as a gallery without a ceiling. Designed by Jensen Architects, it is a 2011 AIA Institute Honor Award for Architecture recipient.
  • Go up to the 5th floor and walk across the bridge to the rooftop patio.
  • This place needs a bar.
  • Need a break from tech or an activity following Dreamforce? How about some Matisse, Picasso, and Parisian Avant-Garde? Just a short walk from Moscone!
  • SF Weekly's Best Of 2011 - Reader's Poll - BEST MUSEUM
  • Special exhibits, like the one on wine that lasts until April 17th, are always coming through, and the museums permanent collection will quench your thirst for high culture.