Asian Art Museum

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 6 publications
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6 expert recommendations


Fodor's Tick Choice

You don't have to be a connoisseur of Asian art to appreciate a visit to this splendid museum, whose monumental exterior conceals a light, open, and welcoming space. Full review →


Frommer's 33

San Francisco's Asian Art Museum is one of the Western world's largest museums devoted to Asian art. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Imaginations race from ancient Persian miniatures to cutting-edge Japanese fashion through three floors spanning 6000 years of Asian arts. Full review →


Michelin Guide 55

The finest collection of Asian art in the nation. Full review →

Tea ceremonies are held twice a month in the Japanese tea room.

Not For Tourists

Extensive Asian art collection in the old Beaux Arts style library building--a little claustrophobic in the galleries, but well worth your time. Full review →



Home to more than 18,000 exquisite art objects spanning 6,000 years of history and culture throughout Asia, this museum is one of the largest in the Western Hemisphere devoted exclusively to Asian art Full review →

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