Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens

August 23, 2014

The Huntington Library boasts one of the most impressive collections of rare books, manuscripts, and art in the world, including works by Edward Hopper, Mary Cassatt, and an Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

There is also over 120 acres of landscaped gardens and flora, including dedicated space for a Desert Garden, Japanese Garden, Rose Garden, and Chinese garden

Because of it’s popularity and sheer beauty, the Gardens are host to more than 500,000 visitors each year.

Japanese Garden at the Huntington Library

Japanese Garden at the Huntington Library. Credit: Deborah Schander via flickr

More information:
Official website
Yelp page
7 Awesomely Peaceful Places in Los Angeles

Admission Cost

Weekdays 
Adults $20
Seniors (65+) $15
Students (12-18, or with full-time student I.D.) $12
Youth (5-11) $8
Children (under 5) free
Groups (15 or more) $11 ea.
Members free free

Weekends
Adults $23
Seniors (65+) $18
Students (12-18, or with full-time student I.D.)  $13
Youth (5-11)  $8
Children (under 5)  free
Groups (15 or more) $14 ea.
Members free

Location & Hours

Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino, CA 91108
(626) 405-2100

Mon 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tue Closed
Wed 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Thu 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sun 10:30 am – 4:30 pm