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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 yesterday

The library rare book exhibits alone would make any other museum envious, but to do so in the midst of magnificent gardens and then add several other art galleries of international renown and you have the makings of a full day. The price is well...More

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Thank SimonAB28
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don’t let the word “library” fool you. This is a real American Gem and so much more that a library. It’s a fantastic Museum, historic home, botanical gardens and so much more. I have an annual membership and whenever we can, my wife and I...More

Thank funnysean
Reviewed 3 days ago

My retirement group picked the Huntington Botanical Gardens for our monthly outing in April. I had not been there since college days when taking Art Appreciation. I guess the property has always been there but the approach, parking and entrance building (which didn't exist) are...More

Thank MaryLouise H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is among the best gardens of the world. It ranks up with Longwood gardens DuPont and Bouchart Gardens in Victoria, BC.the best was the Chinese, Japanese and shakespearean English garden.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Japanese and Chinese gardens are spectacular! I highly recommend a visit! I am not a fan of gift shops, in general, but the one at Huntington Library had some very beautiful and unique items.

Thank ABG7713
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grounds are absolutely stunning. Add to that the indoor exhibits and this is well worth the money. There is almost too much to take in in one day. Highly recommend enjoying lunch or a snack in the Chinese Garden.

Thank Harrisrhar95
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place with lots to see and do. We went to an event through a company and saw some of the property (it would take several trips to see it all), and we had appetizers (great) and cocktails and then saw the mansion (totally...More

Thank judysinger
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful park with a library containing rare books. The Gutenberg bible and first edition of the many scientific discovery. It was OK with my 2 daughters (9 and 15) but for me and my wife it was really grear.

Thank damorin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to a reception and dinner from an organization and enjoyed every minute.. The grounds are gorgeous and we got a tour of the home. The food was great and the service was perfect. It’s elegant yet not stuffy and a perfect place for a...More

Thank jtzs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent about 4 hours here but wished we had the entire day. This is a fabulous place to explore. The gardens are incredible - interesting even for my teenagers - and when you get hot, go inside the beautiful buildings and look at the...More

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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
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
21 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