The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
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Founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, this nonprofit institution is comprised of a library that includes early editions of Shakespeare's works and the Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales," art galleries that feature pieces such as Gainsborough's "Blue Boy" and 120 acres of botanical gardens that represent different cultures and plant life. Noted scholars and celebrities have used The Huntington's collections for research purposes. The Huntington holds classes and events that cater to various topics and ages on a regular basis.
1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108
- Accessibility Details: All buildings and most garden areas at The Huntington are accessible to visitors with mobility impairments. Wheelchairs are available for loan at the entrance arcade; call 626-405-2125 to reserve in advance. A color-coded map of the grounds is available.
- Hours: Mon, Wed - Fri, noon - 4:30pm; Sat - Sun, 10:30am - 4:30pm; Tue, closed. Special holiday hours; call for details.
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