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 Historic Estate

Sunnylands Center & Gardens is open Wednesday through Sunday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm with free admission and parking.

Historic House tours require advance ticket purchases at $48 per person.

Birding On The Estate tours require advance ticket purchases at $35 per person.

The Open-Air Experience, when available, can be purchased at the Center at $21 per person.


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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 Flight Plan: The Birds of Sunnylands, an exhibition taking a look of t...
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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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    Garden walk

    During this free 60-minute guided walk, guests explore the winding paths throughout the nine-acre Sunnylands gardens, enjoying a commentary by a member of the education department. More than 70 spe...
Honoring the 50th anniversary of Walter Annenberg's appointment as ambassador to the United Kingdom

Visit Sunnylands

Center & Gardens

Wed – Sun

8:30 am – 4 pm