Local Attractions

A listing here does not imply endorsement by CHEA. Some of the sites listed are not specifically Christian. You are urged to use your God-given discernment when using these websites.

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Norton Simon Museum
411 West Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105

The Norton Simon houses one of the largest varieties of art collections.

The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108

Library, Art Galleries and Botanical Gardens
A collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the development of Southern California in the early 20th century, was also an active collector of rare books and manuscripts, art, and plants. The institution serves some 1,800 scholars each year conducting advanced research in the humanities.

Visit Huntington’s ArtWonders, an interactive web program explores new ways to wonder about art.

Kidspace Children’s Museum
480 North Arroyo Blvd at Brookside Park
Pasadena, CA 91103

Creative environments that inspire learning through self-directed, interactive experiences and play in the arts, sciences and humanities that enrich children, families and the community. Open seven days a week June, July, and August.

USC Pacific Asia Museum
46 North Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

Museum and Museum Store, free parking or an easy five-minute walk from the Convention Center.

Pasadena Museum of History
470 West Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91103

The Gamble House
4 Westmoreland Place
Pasadena, CA 91103

The Gamble House in Pasadena, California, is an outstanding example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. The house and furnishings were designed by Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for David and Mary Gamble of the Procter and Gamble Company. The house, a National Historic Landmark, is owned by the City of Pasadena and operated by the University of Southern California and is open for public tours.

Tournament House and The Wrigley Gardens
391 South Orange Grove Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91184
Tournament House & Wrigley Gardens

Tournament House is the official headquarters of the Tournament of Roses Association, its staff and the 935 volunteers who work year-round to organize the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game.

The house was built by architect G. Lawrence Stimson in 1906 and his father, prominent builder George W. Stimson. The younger Stimson paid great attention to detail in his design and construction. Within the structure’s three stories are 22 rooms and 18,500 square feet of artistry; ornate molded ceilings, inlaid marble floors, and finely crafted woodwork. The interior’s full grandeur was restored in a renovation project completed in 2002.

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