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Davies Symphony Hall

Davies Symphony Hall
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Type of Attraction
Entertainment Venues, Buildings & Monuments
Interests That Apply
Music, Architecture, Local Culture, Art
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Price: $0-$5
Prices and discounts listed are for tours only. Performance prices vary; call or see website for details.
Is there parking?: Limited
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Mobility Assistance Available: Elevator
Notes: There is wheelchair-accessible seating available; make sure to tell the box office about your seating needs when ordering tickets for performances. See website for more accessibility details.
Water/Drinks: NOT available at this attraction or nearby.
Eating: This is NOT a good place to get a meal or snack.
Restrooms: Available
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Davies Symphony Hall

San Francisco Symphony and Orchestra

Address: Phone:
201 Van Ness Ave
(at Grove St)
San Francisco, CA 94102
+1 415 864 6600
Fax: +1 415 621 5091


The Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, home of the San Francisco Symphony and Orchestra, is one of the most elegant edifices in San Francisco; however, it is even more astonishing from the inside. The light plays through the glass as you ascend the staircase, giving a view of City Hall and the War Memorial Opera House. The visual aesthetic serves only to enhance the strains of music that the San Francisco Symphony performs; from Chopin to Tchaikovsky, from Bach to Boulez, every concert is bound to feature one of the world's most prominent virtuosos. The San Francisco Symphony also produces exhibitions and special events, so come to the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall to enjoy a feast for the eyes and the ears.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: Tours: 10am-2pm Mon; Even hours vary - check website for current schedule
Notes: The Symphony Hall is available to view from the outside at all hours and is only open to the public on Mondays for tours. Performance times vary; call or see website for details.
Visit Time: 30min-3hr
Average Wait Time: None
Notes: If you are not planning on catching a performance or show, the Hall is open to the public to tour on Mondays. Tours depart on the hour from 10am-2pm from the box office. Call PAC Tours for more information at +1 415 552 8338.
Price: $0-$5
Price Notes: Prices and discounts listed are for tours only. Performance prices vary; call or see website for details.


Indoor with climate control.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Nearest Train or Bus: MUNI BUS: 5, 21, 47, 49; MUNI Metro; F streetcar line. BART: Civic Center station
Best Modes of Transportation: Bus Taxi Walking
Parking Availability: Limited
Average Price per Hour: $0-$5
Parking Safety: Safe
Notes: Garage parking is available at the Performing Art Garage on Grove St between Franklin and Gough Sts, as well as the Civic Center Garage on McAllister St between Polk and Larkin Sts. There are other parking areas near the Performing Arts Center.

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