about The Huntington
Welcome to one of the world’s great cultural, research, and educational centers.A private, nonprofit institution, The Huntington was founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, an exceptional businessman who built a financial empire that included railroad companies, utilities, and real estate holdings in Southern California.Huntington was also a man of vision – with a special interest in books, art, and gardens. During his lifetime, he amassed the core of one of the finest research libraries in the world, established a splendid art collection, and created an array of botanical gardens with plants from a geographic range spanning the globe. These three distinct facets of The Huntington are linked by a devotion to research, education, and beauty.public transportation
Metro Rail Gold Line:
Take Metro Rail Gold Line to Allen Avenue Station. From the station, walk 1-1/2 miles south on Allen to The Huntington’s entrance gate, or transfer to Pasadena ARTS bus, which stops at Del Mar & Allen.
Metro Bus Lines:
The Huntington is located in a residential area, and the nearest bus stops are approximately one mile away. Visit the Metro website for more information.
Visit the Pasadena Area Rapid Transit System (ARTS) website for schedules and stops