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The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108-1218
+1 626-405-2100
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Library, Art, Gardens - It has it all

A terrific place to spend a day. Several hundred acres of botanical gardens, fabulous artwork and a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Barry R
New York City, New York
Get just the highlights in one visit.

You can’t do it all in one day. There is simply too much to see and learn. This is one of the most... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pasadena, California
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A popular tourist stop, this 207 acre complex houses a library, art collection and stunning gardens. The library and art gallery contain rare books and one of the most complete collections of 18th century art outside of London.
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1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108-1218
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A terrific place to spend a day. Several hundred acres of botanical gardens, fabulous artwork and a library that includes a Guttenberg bible. Don't expect to see it all in a day or two or three.

Thank Barry R
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can’t do it all in one day. There is simply too much to see and learn. This is one of the most incredible venues in the world for experiencing the development history of this area of California, view a huge variety of botanicals arranged...More

Thank fro2
Reviewed 3 days ago

While the overall package is impressive and the grounds are undeniably beautiful, I am unimpressed with my visit. Two separate people at the information booth, one consulted first thing and one mid-afternoon, did not have information on what I was asking about. The expensive estate...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful place. A gem in the city. 200 acres of beautiful flowers, scenery and water. The total package. Lovely to stroll and jog. Don’t miss it!

Thank Kiki D
Reviewed 3 days ago

When it was still possible to buy masterpieces like "Blue Boy" and "Pinky" the Huntington's amassed an impressive collection. What make the visit so rewarding is the wonderful near by gardens that give the tourists a spot to reflect on all the art and enjoy...More

Thank JustinaTucson
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were visiting our son and girlfriend in California and he put the Huntington on the list for this trip. I have wanted to come here for years. It was beyond my expectations. We limited ourselves to the Chinese garden and the American art building...More

Thank mlauerba
Reviewed 6 days ago

The collection is very valuable and worth viewing. The pictures are so beautiful, the gardens are so beautiful! The customer service is so friendly. The food is delicious, too. We enjoyed our wonderful time there.

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Thank Lilian H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband surprised me with a visit to the Huntington Library before the exhibit Visual Voyages closed. We were delighted and also saw The Reformation and a couple gardens. A full and enjoyable day.

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Thank Tahoe_Rev
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start? Over two hundred acres featuring many types of beautiful gardens: japanese, chinese, desert, palm, rose, etc. Many museum buildings featuring outstanding art, including the original Huntington home. The library museum featuring many rare books, including a Gutenberg Bible. Restaurants and gift shop....More

Thank daggertravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were with a tour group for the Rose Bowl and opted to visit the Huntington. We did not have enough time to really see all there was to see. We saw the exhibits in the library which were so interesting. We are book collectors...More

Thank Laura P
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Laura F
26 August 2017|
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Response from rulysses | Reviewed this property |
I would expect the first week of December to be very pleasant. Rain is a possibility, but the variety of gardens and the indoor art and library collections make it a great place any time of year.
Silvia M
8 May 2017|
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Response from Lance H | Reviewed this property |
Not to sit on the grass, but there are plenty of tables for you to sit at in multiple gardens. I did see some people sitting down but no real picnic baskets.
Lynn J
21 December 2016|
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Response from TheHuntington | Property representative |
I'm afraid not - but we do have other memorial options if you'd like to contact us at 626-405-2212