Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Description

The Ellesmere Chaucer (a 15th-century illuminated manuscript of The Canterbury Tales), a Gutenberg Bible, and an unsurpassed collection of early editions of Shakespeare's works are among the treasures on display in the Huntington Library. The art collection includes Gainsborough's "The Blue Boy," Edward Hopper's "The Long Leg," and Mary Cassatt's "Breakfast in Bed." When the gallery lighting gets to you, head outside to 150 acres of breathtaking botanical gardens. Camellia and palm gardens, jungle and desert gardens, lily ponds, and a Japanese garden are among the botanical masterpieces. For a well-deserved treat after a long afternoon's excursion, enjoy full English tea in the Rose Garden Tea Room. The Huntington is next to Pasadena at 1151 Oxford Rd in San Marino (12 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles). Hours are Monday, and Wednesday through Friday, noon to 4:30 PM, Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM. During the summer, they open at 10:30 AM Wednesday through Monday. Closed Tuesdays. Weekday admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors (age 65 and older), $10 for students (ages 12-18), and $6 for children (ages 5-11). Admission is free on the first Thursday of every month with advance tickets, and at all times for members. Weekend and holiday admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 for students (ages 12-18), and $6 for children ages 5-11.

Address

1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino, CA 91108

Lat/Long

34.12678600, -118.10947200
Visit Website
(626) 405-2100

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