Specialty Tours

For individual visitors or groups of 10 or less. $45–$49/person, includes admission. These docent-led walking tours allow visitors an insider’s look at The Huntington, with most beginning before public hours. Ninety-minute Estate, Chinese Garden, and Japanese Garden tours are available. Advance ticket purchase is required. Tour descriptions and reservations

Group Tours

For groups of 10 or more. $34–$49/person, includes admission. One-hour Estate Tours and 90-minute Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden tours are available. Please note that reservations are required at least one month in advance. Tour descriptions and reservations

Free Tours

Garden Tours Free tours of the gardens are available with general admission or membership. Tours are offered daily at 10:30, 11, and 11:30 a.m. Times vary depending on docent availability; please check in at the information cart past Admissions for the day’s schedule of garden tours. Free tours may not be reserved in advance and cannot accommodate large groups. Tours not available on Free Days.

Art Spotlight Conversations Take a 15-minute deep dive into a single work of art with a docent in the Galleries. Offered free with general admission or membership. Times vary depending on docent availability.

  • European Art Gallery: Daily at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., plus Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 and 2:30pm. Meet at the Huntington Art Gallery Entrance.
  • American Art Gallery: Daily at noon and 1 p.m. plus Saturdays and Sundays at 2 and 3 p.m. Meet inside the Erburu entrance to the galleries across from the Conservatory.

School Tours

The Huntington offers both guided and self-guided (teacher-led) school tours for K–12. Guided school tours are provided from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and led by volunteer docents who guide students in interactive explorations of the collections. Teacher-led school tours are welcome during regular public hours.

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Huntington Digital Guide

Download The Huntington Digital Guide before your visit to access:

• Tips for planning your visit, wayfinding information, maps, and Huntington history

• Current exhibition highlights and special features

• Tours include: Huntington Highlights, Behind the Scenes, American Art, Garden Sculpture, and Chinese Garden

1. Scan the QR code on your mobile device.

2. Download the Bloomberg Connects app.

3. Open The Huntington Digital Guide.

Virtual Tours

Explore the gardens before your visit, or while you’re here. Botanical Collections Tours

Chinese Garden Virtual Tours explore the flora, architecture, stone paving patterns, writings and calligraphy of Liu Fang Yuan 流芳園, the Garden of Flowing Fragrance.

Takeaway Tours

Whether you’re visiting for an hour, with kids, or for some peace and quiet, there is a Takeaway Tour for every kind of visitor. Takeaway Tours