San Francisco Museums free admission days

Enjoy "FREE" admission in Bay Area's museums. It could be a Tuesday, a Wednesday, a Thursday or a Sunday... Mark your calendar! 




SF Moma 

There was a time when the rule of 1st Tuesday of each month applied. This is over. But no worries, there ar still cool opportunities offered at the SFMoma like the  ''Free Family Days'' or the free access to the 45,000 square feet of art-filled public spaces, here.



5 days per year, the Exploratorium is open for free to the general public. 2018 calendar got released. > Free days at the Exploratorium.


SF Zoo (only for San Francisco residents)

The SF Zoo's tradition was to invite SF residents for free on 1st Wednesday of each month. Tradition has changed. There will still be free admission days but we recommend you to check on the website first. > Free admission days to the SFZoo


The Walt Disney Family Museum

There is one free admission day a year at the Museum located in the Presidio : December 4th to celebrate Walt Disney's birthday.

December 4th at the Walt Disney Family Museum





De Young Museum

Special exhibition fees still apply. > Free admission days to the de Young Museum


Legion of Honor 

Special exhibition fees still apply. > Free admission days to the Legion of Honor Museum


Galleries @ the Yerba Buena Center for the Art 

Free admission days to the YBCA


Contemporary Jewish Museum

Free admission days to the Contemporary Jewish Museum


Conservatory of Flowers

> Free admission days to the Conservatory of Flowers.





Bay Area Discovery Museum

Top choice with and for the youngest ones.

Free admission days to the Bay Area Discovery Museum





Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Aka... the BAMPFA. > Free admission days to the BAMPFA





Chinese Historical Society

Rule has changed since Summer 2017. But you still have the option to get free tickets at your local public library if you already have your member card.

Free admission days to the Chinese Historical Society

Asian Art Museum 

Free admission days to the Asian Art Museum.


Oakland Museum of California

Rule has changed but we like the Friday rates after 5pm. It isevery Friday and it is free for kids under 18!

Free admission days to the Oakland Museum of California  



Four Sundays / year at California Academy of Sciences :

Residents of San Francisco can enjoy free admission on a designated weekend each spring and fall, according to ZIP code. 

Free admission days to the California Academy of Sciences



 Always check twice before going !