Art Museums

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

The Huntington

The Huntington is a research and cultural center surrounded by 120 acres spread across 12 specialized gardens. Originally the private estate of railroad magnate Henry Huntington, it is one of Southern California's must-see cultural destinations with magnificent collections of rare books, manuscripts, and famous works of art including Gainsborough's "The Blue Boy," Mary Cassatt's "Breakfast in Bed," a Gutenberg Bible, an illuminated manuscript of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, and a First Folio edition of Shakespeare.

Plan Your Visit

14 botanical gardens and select galleries are open at this time with capacity limits. All visitors must reserve tickets online in advance. Tickets are made available each Tuesday at noon for the following week, Wed.–Tues. 1919 cafe is open with a delicious selection of grab-and-go options, snacks and beverages including wine and beer. Tip: Pre-order a delicious picnic box to be ready when you visit (48-hour notice required).

For more details on planning your visit, visit http://huntington.org/

Gallery Reopening

Select galleries open include the first floor of the Huntington Art Gallery where The Blue Boy is on view, and the MaryLou and George Boone Gallery and a portion of the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art where the exhibition “Made in L.A. 2020” debuted on Saturday at both The Huntington and the Hammer Museum.

Botanical Gardens

  • Australian Garden
  • California Garden
  • Camellia Garden
  • Children's Garden (temporarily closed)
  • Conservatory (temporarily closed)
  • Desert Garden
  • Herb Garden
  • Japanese Garden
  • Jungle Garden
  • Lily Ponds
  • Palm Garden
  • Rach Garden
  • Rose Garden
  • Shakespeare Garden
  • Subtropical Garden

Art Collection

Galleries are closed at this time.

  • Huntington Gallery (former home of the Huntingtons, European Art)
  • Virginia Steele Scott Galleries (American Art)
  • MaryLou and George Boone Gallery (rotating exhibitions and art on loan)
  • Reseach Library (exhibits from the Huntington collection)

Library

The research library attracts more than 1,700 scholars each year and awards approximately 150 grants annually for advanced humanities research.

Admission

Tickets are released every other Tuesday for the next two weeks.

Non-Members must buy tickets online in advance.
Members must reserve tickets online in advance. A limited number of member tickets are released daily by 9:30 am for same day visitation.

Weekdays

  • Adults | $25
  • Seniors (65+) | $21
  • Students (12-18, or with full-time student ID) | $21
  • Youth (4-11) | $13
  • Children (under 4) | Free
  • Groups (15 or more) | $19 per person
  • Members | Free

Weekends

  • Adults | $29
  • Seniors (65+) | $24
  • Students (12-18, or with full-time student ID) | $24
  • Youth (4-11) | $13
  • Children (under 4) | Free
  • Groups (15 or more) | $23 per person
  • Members | Free

Free Day
Admission to The Huntington is free on the first Thursday of every month with advance tickets. Details

Venue Information
Max Capacity: 4,000
Indoor/Outdoor Space

  • Exclusive to Pasadena
  • Kid Friendly

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens

1151 Oxford Rd.
San Marino, CA 91108

  • Phone: 626-405-2100
  • Hours: Open 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Closed: Tuesdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Independence Day.