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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    Family Day: In the Gardens

    Join us for the last Family Day of the season, In the Gardens: Birds, Bugs, and Blooms, will feature the flora and fauna of the desert. From 9:30 am to 2 pm, the public is invited to a free day ...
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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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    Sundays at Sunnylands

    On almost every Sunday, from November through April, Sunnylands invites families to the Great Lawn, where toys, games, and activities are available to children of all ages. Find colorful blocks, hu...
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