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

Advance online reservations are now required ONLY on weekends, Monday holidays, and on free days for both visitors and Members.

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

Masks Requirements

Vaccinated visitors may go without masks indoors and outdoors. Unvaccinated visitors must wear face masks over the nose and mouth at all times indoors and outdoors, except when eating or drinking.

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 Collections

  • 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.

Reservations required for weekends and holidays only but are encouraged for faster check-in.

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.