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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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The Huntington is one of the most beautiful and interesting places to visit in Southern California... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ronald W
via mobile
Beautiful place to walk and explore

The gardens are beautiful. You feel as though you have travelled to Europe. We took our mother... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Santa Cruz, 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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108-1218
+1 626-405-2100
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Huntington is one of the most beautiful and interesting places to visit in Southern California . World class gardens are incredible. The art collection is fantastic. And the rare books and manuscripts are priceless . This is a photographer's paradise. Be sure to see...More

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 3 days ago

The gardens are beautiful. You feel as though you have travelled to Europe. We took our mother and she loved it.

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit. We will be back. Great experience. Walked in the gardens which are beautiful and easy. Roses, herbs, Japanese, Chinese, American desert, all wonderful. Staff all very attentive, knowledgeable and eager. Free and easy parking A Great day activity walking outside...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Completely in love with this place. So busy but you always feel like the only people in the world. Thank you.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Huntington Botanical Conservatory has many orchids on display and a number of educational exhibits. Be sure to walk through the Rose Garden and the Desert Garden. The Art Museum contains many oil paintings of the 1%ers of yesteryear. One of the best things is...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain2240
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my friend from South America to see all the wonders of Huntington Library. The paintings, the Japanese Garden, the Chinese Garden, the plants, the views, everything was the best ever. Highly recommended to anyone including children!

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Thank martamtrippe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Huntington has something for everyone, European and American art, stunning Chinese, Japanese, Rose, Desert gardens, and a library full of books and other treasures. Hard to do in just one day but definitely worth a visit.

Thank Valigator_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only have got as far as the botanic gardens but so far I have visited twice. The ambiance of the place is like a world exploration. It has jungle, desert, woodland, lakes and hill. Each place attracts different wild life. This is a great...More

Thank Tonyisleham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I could have spent the weekend here! My sister and I explored the grounds and took a tour. Such a nice man with so many questions for us and education on the Gardens, Huntington history and fascinating facts about each garden. I recommend for a...More

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Thank Crystal-0919
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Huntington Library was absolutely incredible. I was in awe at how big the property was, the diversity of the gardens, and how much amazing art and literature they had housed on site. This is the kind of place that you could walk around all...More

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Laura F
25 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