• Pasadena Museum of History
  • 470 W. Walnut Street
  • Pasadena, CA 91103
  • US
  • Saturday, September 02, 2017 - Sunday, February 11, 2018
  • 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • 100th Rose Queen

    The Pasadena Museum of History presents Royals of Pasadena. The new exhibit celebrates the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Royal Court in honor of the inauguration of the 100th Rose Queen. Explore the traditions and history of the Royal Court. On display are the Coronation gowns from past Rose Queens and Princesses as well as accessories, and jewelry. The exhibit will take you through the selection process, the coronation of the Queen and the Rose Parade.

    Exhibition Tickets and Hours

    Tickets are available at the Museum Store.
    General Admission – $7
    Students & Seniors – $6
    Museum Members – Free admission for two & Children under 12 are free

    Exhibition hours are Wednesdays through Sundays 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and closed on major holidays. The exhibition will close early on December 24 and December 31. Check the calendar for closures due to events at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Here 

    Curator Led Exhibition Tours – $15 per person, groups of 10-20. Group tours available upon request and are about one hour long. Contact 626-577-1660 ext. 26 or email info@pasadenahistory.org.

    Pasadena Museum of History

    Founded in 1924, the Pasadena Museum of History’s mission is to preserve materials documenting Pasadena’s history. The museum is located on the grounds of the Fenyes Estate a Pasadena cultural landmark and it is on the National Register of Historic Places. Pasadena Museum of History is the only museum and research library dedicated solely to preserving and sharing the history, art, and culture of Pasadena.  The library and archives include almost one million historic photographs, books, maps, and artifacts; and its art collection includes paintings from well-known plein air painters.

    Public Transportation and Parking

    Complimentary parking is available at the Pasadena Museum History off of Walnut Street. You can also take public transportation via the Metro Gold Line, Pasadena Transit, or by Metro Bike. Visit any of these links for the best route.


    1940 Queen Margaret Huntley image courtesy of Pasadena Museum of History (Pasadena Star-News Collection)
    Rose Queen & Princess Gowns from the 1060’s & 1970’s Photo by Aaron Gil
    1965 Rose Queen Gown designed by William Cahill, white satin lace embroidered with pearls & beads. Gift of Rose Queen Dawn Baker Stephenson (PMH 88.67.1) Photo by Aaron Gil

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