The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens are a cultural experience for all audiences. Explore the rare historical collections in the library, take a tour of the exquisite art gallery, and enjoy a delightful experience in the botanical gardens. There are various remarkable exhibitions, events, and family programs. Join one of the talented staff for a tour today.
Located near Pasadena and 12 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, at 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based educational research institute. This attraction is reservation-only, and parking is free. You can access the parking lot entrance from either Oxford Road or Allen Road. There are also drop-off and pick-up access points for Lyft and Uber Drivers near the admission center, located at the front of the attraction.
Begin and end your experience with a tour of the botanical gardens. Upon entrance to the grounds, 130 acres of botanical gardens feature over 83,000 living plants, including rare and endangered species. You will have access to over 11 million historical items in the library from the 11th to the 21st century. If you want to use the reading rooms, plan and schedule an appointment to gain access. The Art Museum, located in a magnificent mansion, features over 45,000 art displays and objects with origins from Britain, Europe, America, and Asia.
If you are looking for somewhere to eat or shop at the gardens, you can try the 1919 Café, Red Car Coffee Shop, Freshwater Pavilion, or The Jade Court Café. There is also The Huntington store for souvenir shopping.
If you want to drive away, The Floating Teapot Fountain and Universal Studios Hollywood are more fun and famous attractions nearby, or you can go shopping at The Colorado Boulevard Shopping Mall. They have trendy shops like Banana Republic, Urban Outfitters, Tiffany & Co., and Gap. They also have unique cuisine, like Entre Nous French Bistro and The Food Kitchen.
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