Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens San Marino, CA (part of Los Angeles Guide)
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
+1 626 405 2100http://www.huntington.org/No
Mon from 12:00 PM to 04:30 PM,Wed to Fri from 12:00 PM to 04:30 PM,Sat to Sun from 10:30 AM to 04:30 PM
The Huntington, the former home of a railroad tycoon, is many things—an extensive library filled with rare books, a large art collection containing numerous European prints and paintings, botanical gardens of almost unmatched splendor and a forum for regular lectures and other activities. You will also find a fine bookstore, cafe and tea room on the grounds. Come and wander through the 150 acres of colorful gardens, lily ponds and beautiful sculptures. The rare books and manuscripts in the library include some of the earliest editions of Shakespeare's works, a copy of the Gutenberg Bible on vellum and the Ellesmere manuscript of one or more of Chaucer's greatest works.
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