Tours are an ideal way to learn more about The Huntington! Combine a private tour with a visit to the Tea Room with our popular "Tea & Tour", download free and informative audio tours, get a glimpse of the gardens before your visit with our virtual tours, or simply enjoy a free garden tour on your next visit.
For individual visitors or small groups of 10 or less. $40-$88/person, includes admission.
These docent-led walking tours allow visitors an insider’s look at The Huntington, with most beginning before public hours. Advance ticket purchase is required.
Tour descriptions and online reservations
For groups of 10 or more. $30-$45/person, includes admission.
One-hour estate tours and 90-minute garden tours are available for groups of 10 or more. Please note reservations are required at least one month in advance.
Tour descriptions and reservation information
Tea & Tour
$88 per person, includes admission, tea, tax and gratuity.
The quintessential Huntington experience! Your morning Tea & Tour starts with a 90-minute docent-led walk through the stunning Huntington gardens. The tour ends at the Huntington’s Rose Garden Tea Room, where an elegant and memorable experience inspired by the tradition of English tea service with a distinctive California twist awaits. Nibble on scones, delicate finger sandwiches, composed salad, and seasonal desserts, accompanied by a selection of herbal and Fair Trade teas.
Group Tea & Tour (minimum 4 guests): Reservations required at least one month in advance. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or 626-405-2240.
Specialty Tea & Tour (no minimum): Book online
Audio tours for the galleries are available on The Huntington's free Audio Guide app. Audio tours for the gardens are available on iTunes U. All audio tours are free and downloadable to any smart phone or MP3 player.
The Huntington offers both guided and self-guided school tours. Guided school tours are provided during non-public, morning hours, and led by volunteer docent teachers, who guide the students in interactive explorations of the institution's treasures. Self-guided school tours are welcome during regular public hours. Guidelines and scheduling
Free Garden Tours
Free tours of the gardens are available with general admission or membership. Tours offered Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between noon and 2 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Times vary depending on docent availability; please check in at the entrance kiosk on arrival for the day's schedule of garden tours. Free tours may not be reserved in advance. Tours not available on Tuesdays and Free Days.