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Surrounded by world-renowned museums, hotels, educational institutions and shopping, Yerba Buena Gardens has dozens of area attractions including cultural, artistic, retail and educational facilities that everyone can explore and enjoy.
Contemporary Jewish Museum
The Contemporary Jewish Museum | CJM makes the diversity of the Jewish experience relevant for a twenty-first century audience with innovative exhibitions and unique programs that educate, challenge, and inspire.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art | SFMOMA is dedicated to making the art for our time a vital and meaningful part of public life. Assembled there are unparalleled collections, exhilarating exhibitions and engaging public programs guided by an enduring commitment to foster creativity and embrace new ways of seeing the world.
California Historical Society
The California Historical Society is a membership-based, non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and empower people to make California’s richly diverse past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives.
Museum of the African Diaspora
The Museum of the African Diaspora | MoAD showcases the history, art and the cultural richness that resulted from the dispersal of Africans throughout the world.
As a four-story shopping center overlooking Yerba Buena Gardens, the Metreon features the largest IMAX in North America, a food court with unique international foods, and a Target store.
Moscone Center is San Francisco’s premier convention, exhibit and meeting space that includes three buildings and over 2 million square feet of area. Yerba Buena Gardens is built on top of and around Moscone Center’s various buildings.
Yerba Buena Lane
Yerba Buena Lane | YBL is a petite walking lane located across the street from Yerba Buena Gardens and accessible from Mission or Market streets. It’s home to unique restaurants, captivating museums, galleries devoted to the arts and even a seasonal farmers market featuring locally grown foods.
The expansive plaza at Jessie Square intertwines grass, shrubs, and water to serve as a grand entrance to the Contemporary Jewish Museum | CJM. The result is a compelling place to relax, enjoy lunch or absorb the spectacular juxtaposition of San Francisco’s modern and historic architecture.
As a member-supported, nonprofit organization in the San Francisco Bay Area, SPUR promotes good planning, good government and solutions to the biggest problems facing cities through research, education and advocacy.