Explore The Asian Art Museum

November 15, 2017
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San Francisco Attractions

Asia, The World’s largest continent is home to a tremendous array of art and diverse cultures. Asian artworks are usually fascinating to behold, and within each historic artwork lies a beautiful story of the relevant culture and history if its origin stretching from the crossroads of Afghanistan to the Far East of Japan.

Explore The Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum is a top-ranked museum and cultural institution in San Francisco, which is home to an astonishing collection of Asian art. It houses more than two thousand works of art, of which some can be dated back to about 6000 years ago. So many historic preserved examples of art, visiting The Asian Art Museum takes you on a tour back in history. The Museum also houses several breathtaking contemporary works. You can take a guided tour around the galleries within the Asian art museum for free. The Museum curates several special exhibitions throughout the year. The tickets for admission into special exhibitions can be purchased online, or at the museum. Admission for adults is $15, teenagers 13-17 years and seniors 65 and above are charged $10 while children under 12years are totally granted free admission. Admission is offered on a first come first serve basis, so please be sure to book your tickets early especially on holidays. You can gain free entry on the first Sunday of each month. Members of the museum also enjoy free entry.

There is a store within the museum displaying and selling an array of objects directly from across Asia including basketry, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, woodworks, books and lots more. This museum store is opened during the same hours as The Museum. The Museum is closed on Mondays and Thanksgiving. It is open from 10am-5pm on Tuesdays through Thursdays. Don’t worry about bringing along young children, as there are baby facilities such as strollers and diaper changing equipment in the restroom.
Now if you are all exhausted from hours of exploration, then you can take a break in the museum café for a tasty meal, snack, dessert etc. When visiting San Francisco and staying at HTL 587, you should visit the Asian Museum of Art. Whether you are alone or with a group, you will experience the culture and history of many Asian cultures in a special way unlike any other museum in The World. Learn more: http://www.asianart.org/

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