• 411 W. Colorado Blvd.
  • Pasadena, CA 91105
  • T: 626-449-6840

Renowned Art Collection

Known around the world as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled, industrialist Norton Simon spent over 30 years amassing an astonishing collection of European art from the Renaissance to the 20th century, and a stellar collection of Indian and Southeast Asian art spanning 2,000 years. Modern and Contemporary Art from Europe and the United States, also occupies an important place in the Museum’s collections. The Museum houses more than 12,000 objects, roughly 1,000 of which are on view in the galleries and gardens. Two exhibition spaces feature rotating installations of artworks not on permanent display.

Museum Hours

Sunday: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
Monday: 12:00 PM–5:00 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 12:00 PM–5:00 PM
Thursday: 12:00 PM–5:00 PM
Friday: 12:00 PM–8:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 PM–8:00 PM

Museum Amenities

The museum’s campus includes a stunning sculpture garden, an outdoor café, a book store stocked with art publications, and a 300-seat theater used for a year-round program of films, lectures and performances.

Happy Hour

The Garden Cafe offers Happy Hour on Fridays and Saturdays from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. $2 off all beers, house wines, and a selection of bites.

ArtNight Pasadena

The Norton Simon Museum participates in ArtNight Pasadena. Details→



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