Wheelchairs Available
All buildings and most garden areas at The Huntington are accessible to visitors with mobility impairments. A limited number of non-motorized wheelchairs are available for loan. Visitors are urged to reserve one in advance of your visit by calling 626-405-2125 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Unreserved wheelchairs may be available on a first-come, first-served basis near the ticket kiosk area. Mobility impaired visitors are welcome to bring their own motorized scooters, wheelchairs, or Segways.


A color-coded map of the grounds is available online and also included in the Visitor's Guide, showing recommended routes for wheelchairs and steep areas that should be avoided.


Special Assistance Vehicle

SAV logoFor visitors with mobility impairments, The Huntington runs a Special Assistance Vehicle (SAV). This shuttle makes stops approximately every 30 minutes at the following locations: The Library Exhibition Hall; the front of the Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory; the Chinese Garden; south entrance of the Japanese Garden; and the restrooms at the Lily Ponds. Look for the SAV signs at these locations. Please note the shuttle cannot accommodate strollers, and there is no service in the rain.


For visitors with hearing impairments, assistive listening devices (ALD), sign language interpretation, and real-time captioning are available for all public events; please call 626-405-2125 at least ten days in advance of the event to make arrangements.


For questions about accessibility please contact Laurie Sowd, vice president for operations, at

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The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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