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HOURS • TOURS • TEA HOUSE • MAP
“How fortunate it is that you are bringing the best of Chinese culture and history to us here in California! I feel so lucky to be living in such close proximity to your garden."
– Marian Huntington Schinske, great granddaughter of Henry Huntington
Hours & Admission
Explore The Chinese Garden during The Huntington's regular hours. Entrance is included with general admission. English and/or Mandarin speaking docents are stationed in the garden daily to answer questions about its features. Times vary according to docent availability.
Chinese Garden Group Tours
Tours are available for groups of 10 or more. For information and reservations please visit Tours.
Audio Guide Tour
Experience the inspiration behind the garden
in this 42-minute walking tour. The garden combines the beauty of nature
with the expressiveness of literature to give deeper meaning to the
landscape. A walk through Liu Fang Yuan enriches the mind and spirit
alike. Download or listen on iTunesU.
Wednesday through Monday (closed Tuesdays),
12-4 p.m., the tea house features delicious offerings such as
aromatic garlic shrimp spring rolls, Cantonese short rib soup with rice
noodles, savory barbecue chicken with satay sauce, chicken chow mein, and other delectable entrees. The tea house itself, known as the Hall of the Jade Camellia, features Ming-style furniture adding a touch of
traditional elegance to the dining experience. Stop by and enjoy a
memorable meal in an incomparable setting. The Tea House is open to Huntington visitors on a walk-in basis; no reservations needed.
Garlic Shrimp Spring Roll with Sweet and Sour Sauce.....$6.95
Bok Choy with Ginger Bean Sauce.....$8.95
Cantonese Short Ribs Soup with Rice Noodles.....$11.95
Cantonese Style Pork Loin with Chef’s Sweet & Sour Sauce & Steamed Rice.....$11.95
Wok Fried White Fish With Chef’s Soy Sauce & Steamed Rice.....$12.95
Chicken Chow Mein.....$9.50
SPECIALTY TEAS $2.99 cup / $8.99 pot
Pi Luo Chun...Jade spiral spring tea
China Gold Tip...Exceptionally fine black tea
Silver Dragon Jasmine...Robust flavors with silvery jasmine strands
White Peony...Long silvery buds, bright character and brew
Specialty Iced Teas...Jasmine, Oolong
Fountain Soft Drinks
Liu Fang Yuan reflects traditional Suzhou-style scholar gardens and features a 1.5-acre lake, a complex of pavilions, a tea house and tea shop, and five stone bridges, set against a wooded backdrop of mature oaks and pines. The initial phase of the garden covers about 5 acres of a planned 12-acre site. View map and audio guide stops.
The Chinese Garden is accessible to visitors
with mobility impairments. Wheelchairs are available for use by our
guests at no charge at the Visitor Center; please call 626-405-2125 to
reserve in advance.
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