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Welcome to Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

San Francisco has close ties with Asia, a legacy reflected in its sizeable Chinese and Japanese communities. The Asian Art Museum collection was funded and developed to honour this heritage. Housed in the magnificent former San Francisco city library building, this is the largest museum in the western world dedicated to Asian art, with over 17,000 Asian art treasures drawn from 6,000 years of history. The museum is well known for its exceptional special exhibitions, the most recent of which Shanghai, the highlight of the Bay Area-wide collaboration running throughout 2010 in honour of San Francisco's sister city.

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200 Larkin Street
Adults: $12, children free. Concessions available.
English is the most common language but Spanish is often spoken in south-western states.

The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into 100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.

Opening Times
Tuesday?Sunday 10am-5pm, closes 9pm Thursdays. Closed Mondays.
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