A place of history, hospitality, and diplomacy in the California desert

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping - U.S.-China Summit, June 2013
Sunnylands Center & Gardens - completed in 2011, opened to the public March 2012
The Historic House - midcentury modern home was completed in 1966


Visit Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Wed.-Sun., 8:30 am-4 pm. Plan ahead.

Public access to the historic Annenberg estate is available through ticketed tours only.

Discover what you need to know about our fall reopening here



Below, virtual tours take you inside our newest exhibition
and two of the Annenberg estate’s most intriguing rooms.


  • Friday, October 1, 2021
    Oct 1, 2021

    Films in the Gardens: Mamma Mia!

    Great Lawn

    Films in the Gardens returns for a third and final night with a screening of Mamma Mia! (2008). Free of charge, Films in the Gardens takes place on three consecutive Friday evenings. Each film begi
    7:30 pm
    Oct 1, 2021
  • Thursday, November 25, 2021
    Nov 25, 2021

    Sunnylands Center & Gardens Closed

    Sunnylands Center & Gardens will be closed on Thursday, November 25 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. The Center & Gardens will reopen on Friday, November 26, with regularly scheduled acti
    12:00 am
    Nov 25, 2021
"My country has been very good to me; I must be good to my country."
- Walter Annenberg