Norton Simon Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
411 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105, USA
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About Norton Simon Museum
This majestic museum is known around the world as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled. Modern and Contemporary Art from Europe and the United States, also occupies an important place in the Museum's collections. The Museum houses more than 12,000 objects, roughly 1,000 of which are on view in the galleries and gardens.
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The Gamble House is an iconic American Craftsman home in Pasadena, California, designed by the architectural firm Greene and Greene. It is is the finest example of early 20th-century Craftsman architecture. It is preserved with all of its original furnishings which were also designed by the architects. It is today a National Historic Landmark, a California Historical Landmark, and open to the public for tours and events.
Kidspace Children's Museum is a children's museum in Pasadena, California. It offers more than 40 hands-on exhibits, in addition to outdoor spaces, programs, and activities, which are designed to encourage a child's growth and development through exploration of the environment, investigation in science, and artistic expression.
The Rose Bowl is an American outdoor athletic stadium, located in Pasadena, California, a northeast suburb of Los Angeles. At a modern capacity of an all-seated configuration at 92,542, the Rose Bowl is the 16th-largest stadium in the world, the 11th-largest stadium in the United States, and the 10th-largest NCAA stadium. The stadium is 10 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.
Collections-based educational and research institution. In addition to the library, the institution houses an extensive art collection with a focus on 18th- and 19th-century European art and 17th- to mid-20th-century American art. The property also includes approximately 120 acres (49 ha) of specialized botanical landscaped gardens, most notably the "Japanese Garden", the "Desert Garden", and the "Chinese Garden".
Descanso Gardens is a 150-acre botanical garden located in La Cañada Flintridge. It features a wide area, mostly forested, with artificial streams, ponds, and lawns. Descanso Gardens has a wide collection of fruit trees, including orange, peach, pear, pomegranate, crabapple, fruits of the genus prunus, grapes, and passionfruit.
The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 127 acres, is an arboretum, botanical garden, and historical site nestled into hills near the San Gabriel Mountains in Arcadia. It offers activities including concerts, nature and gardening classes, and a horticultural library that continues to attract visitors year after year. Also explore peaceful and unique paths or sit and relax by the Mayberg waterfall, fountains, ponds or themed gardens either on foot or by tram.
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