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, Tour the House

Sunnylands Center & Gardens is open Wednesday through Sunday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm with free admission and parking. House tour requires advance ticket purchase at $48 per person.

Events

  • starts at
    10
    30
    am

    Center Orientation

    This 30-minute guided walk introduces guests to the Center and its interpretive elements. Also included is a brief overview of Flight Plan: The Birds of Sunnylands, an exhibition taking a look of t...
    starts at
    08
    30
    am

    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...
    starts at
    12
    00
    pm

    Yoga on the Great Lawn

    This season Sunnylands Yoga will welcome back veteran instructor Kristin Olson to the Great Lawn and welcome two new instructors, Shay Moraga, and Jenn Smith. Shay and Jenn both come with many year...
    starts at
    08
    45
    am

    Bird walk

    Conducted by knowledgeable birders, this free 60-minute guided walk introduces guests to many local and migratory bird species in the Sunnylands gardens. The free bird walk is offered at 8:45 am Fr...
    starts at
    08
    45
    am

    Free Bird Walk

    Conducted by knowledgeable birders, this free 60-minute guided walk introduces guests to many local and migratory bird species in the Sunnylands Gardens. The free Bird Walk is offered at 8:45 am Fr...
    November - May

Visit Sunnylands

Center & Gardens

Wed – Sun

8:30 am – 4 pm