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
"My country has been very good to me; I must be good to my country."
- Walter Annenberg

Visit the Center & Gardens

Sunnylands Center & Gardens is open Wednesday through Sunday, 8:30 am to 4 pm.

Admission & parking are free.

Tour the Historic Estate

Tours of the Annenbergs’ celebrated home require the advanced purchase of an online reservation.


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    My Sunnylands: A community photo show

    Bring us your Sunnylands! Members of the public are invited to share original photos that reflect their experiences at Sunnylands. Whether you’re inspired by its architecture, history, natural l...
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    Plein Air in the Gardens

    Inspired by the Annenbergs' Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art collection and bordered by the majestic San Jacinto Mountains, the gardens bloom with texture, color, and life, making the lands...
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    Center Orientation

    This 30-minute guided walk introduces guests to the Center and its interpretive elements. Also included is a brief overview of Reach for the Sky: Tradition + Inspiration, an exhibition featuring th...
Honoring the 50th anniversary of Walter Annenberg's appointment as ambassador to the United Kingdom

Visit Sunnylands

Center & Gardens

Sunnylands Center & Gardens is open Wed. through Sun., 8:30 am to 4 pm.