Today, I would like to introduce you to the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, a spectacular educational research institution founded by the esteemed Henry E. Huntington and located in the state of California's scenic San Marino. This museum, which combines extraordinary collections of books, art, and horticulture, is hailed as one of the world's most unforgettable garden-style museums.
Now, let us delve into some travel tips for visiting this marvelous establishment. Upon arriving, simply purchase your tickets at the entrance. Adult tickets are $25, and student tickets are $21. Once inside, you'll find an array of different areas to explore, such as the Library Exhibit, the Desert Garden (with its incredibly large succulent plants), and European Art (which features many fine art collections). Before embarking on your journey, consider consulting with one of the helpful staff or grabbing a handy guide to plan your ideal route.
As for personal recommendations, I would implore you to arrive early, my dear scholars, as the museum's expansive property could easily fill your entire day. Unfortunately, I myself arrived in the afternoon and missed out on a visit to the enchanting Suzhou-style garden area. I must admit, this was an unexpected delight for me, as prior to my arrival, I had primarily focused on popular hotspots like the Griffith Observatory, Santa Monica, and even the famous Pink Wall of LA. Yet, upon journey's end, I declare with the utmost certainty that the finest hidden gem in all of LA is none other than the Huntington Library.
May your travels be enriched with this newfound knowledge, and remember, my dear students: the grandest experiences are often found when we discover the unexpected and embrace the unknown.
Guide Type: Discover
Location: United States / California / Los Angeles
Channels: Art, Fun Places, Museum, GradeSchooler 5-12yr
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