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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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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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+1 626-405-2100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Huntington while visiting California. Oh my gosh. Stunning. Beautiful Japanese gardens, ponds with many varieties of Koi, a gorgeous Bonsai collection, very pretty walkways covered in plants and so many roses. The main home was so large. We were offered headsets...More

Thank ginakristan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gem! We never knew this place existed. We visited on the suggestion of a friend when we were looking for a place for a family outing. The gardens are amazing and so varied that there is something for everyone. There is such a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are free days at the Huntington so check a month before you go. Free or not, this is a fabulous adventure. From the Gutenberg bible to Mary Cassatt and The Blue Boy to Canterbury originals, the museums here are incredible. The Japanese Garden has...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to walk around the gardens, the rose garden and Japanese gardens are a most. The library’s book collection is incredible.

Thank Jurgen P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. Remodeling/renovations to all gardens; added North American gallery with great stuff. Don't miss the desert gardens in spring when cactus blooming. The Chinese garden area is serene and the Dumpling House is perfect for lunch. Recently they have had live Chinese...More

Thank cvcalifornia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Huntington is a treasure. It always surprises, and leaves you relaxed and your soul refreshed. The combination of the glorious gardens, the delightful art collections, and the lovely facilities that house them is simply magical. If forced to pick a standout element among all...More

Thank venckman2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on an April Sunday with some of my wife's friends. I was expecting to be bored after a couple hours but ended up spending most of the day there. Highlights: Desert garden containing various succulents and cacti, Japanese garden (minimalist) and Chinese garden...More

1  Thank Greglena
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful gardens to walk around showing lots of different plants. The art collection is very good both the American art of which we knew very little and the European art which had lots of British artists, Stubbs Reynolds Gainsborough and Turner. Some really wonderful pictures...More

Thank Bab5y
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place! This place requires a lot of walking. There are many gardens to explore. With great weather we stayed for hours. We explored the gardens, the house and the museums. It’s endless beauty. Make a day of it. There is s...More

Thank Toni W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was last here in January. Now is May, roses are blooming, trees and shrubs are blossoming, Just an awsome place to spend an afternoon. Parking is free and tends to be sparse, so on busy days expect that to take awhile. A bit expensive,...More

Thank Barry R
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mecarock
29 May 2018|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
This is called the "Orbit Pavilion". It's a giant silver structure that's shaped like a shell. The installation was created through NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to represent the movement of the International Space... More
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Gedas505
31 March 2018|
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Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to reply so late You can get tickets online, but there really isn’t a need to. Parking is free. Just go to the ticket window at the entrance. They will also give you a map and a brochure detailing any exhibits... More
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loiswitt
20 March 2018|
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Response from nevertooold53 | Reviewed this property |
ALSO NOTE that there is one day every so often when the Huntington is free and ONLY people who have the free tickets can get in that day - you can't just show up and buy a ticket. NO, I don't know which day that is, but I... More
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