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The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

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Address: 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108-1218
Phone Number: +1 626-405-2100
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A popular tourist stop, this 207 acre complex houses a library, art...

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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Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens

Beautiful! Our first visit, but we will return. There is so much to see and do that one day is not sufficient to take in everything. We loved the tea experience at the Rose... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful! Our first visit, but we will return. There is so much to see and do that one day is not sufficient to take in everything. We loved the tea experience at the Rose Garden. The art collections are awesome even beyond the famous Blue Boy. The gardens are unbelievable. There is so much to see and so many rare... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a nice place to spend the day! This place is HUGE! There are art museums as well as a ton of beautiful gardens. You can easily spend the entire day here and not see all of it.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great guide. An overview of the Huntington gave us an ideas of which galleries and gardens to return to at our own pace. Wonderful bookstore/ gift shop for buying holiday gifts.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a wonderful display of European and American art in two different buildings. definitely worth a trip

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously, where can you see a Van Gogh, Edward Hopper and a Guttenberg Bible in one place? Plus about a gazillion roses. And succulents and Irises...and and and.... A must do for anyone visiting LA/Pasadena who does not want to spend every minute in a tourist-y place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son took us to visit these beautiful gardens while we were visiting him in California. Pick a beautiful weather day and go check this place out. We thoroughly enjoyed it and the weather could not have been any better.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction has it all--notable paintings, important manuscripts, an astonishing botanical garden. The restaurants are far better than run of the mill museum fare. The gift shop is terrific. Wear good walking shoes and allow plenty of time. I logged 8500 steps on my Fitbit wandering around for several hours. Next time I'll allow an entire day.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are amazing. So many distinctly different gardens to wander through and several building to stroll through to view the variety of outstanding art collections. This place can easily consume a day and would be well worth the time.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me begin by distinguishing between the Huntington Gardens, which are wonderful, stunning, excellent, and the newly opened Cafe. The Cafe is totally forgettable. It all looks so wonderful until you taste the products. We didn't try everything, but everything we had was poorly done. The pizzas look great, but the two different slices (one overcooked and crispy and cold,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on the recommendation of family. We were not disappointed. The grounds were beautifully maintained and I even saw my first Van Gogh and Monet paintings! We were not able to see everything in one visit so if we are in the area again we will definitely return!

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