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Thank you for your interest in visiting Pasadena Museum of History! We look forward to seeing you soon. The Museum’s two-acre campus includes the Fenyes Mansion, the Finnish Folk Art Museum, the Curtin House, the Estate Gardens, and the History Center. The History Center houses the Museum Store, exhibit galleries, and the Research Library and Archives. The gardens are always open to the public. Tours and hours of operation vary.

Please Note

The Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. For more information please read our Notice Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

In the interim, we encourage you to stay connected on social media and check out our Blogs.


Museum Address

470 W. Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
+1 (626) 577-1660

Museum Hours*

Exhibition Galleries
Wed - Sun | Noon - 5pm

Museum Store
Wed - Sun | Noon - 5pm

Fenyes Mansion Tour
Fri, Sat, & Sun | 12:15pm

Finnish Folk Art Museum
Same as the Fenyes Mansion

Fenyes Estate Gardens
Open during Museum hours

Research Library & Archives
Thu - Sun | 1 - 4pm

*Except for special closed days, see below.

Admission Cost

Exhibition Galleries
$9 general
$8 students & seniors
Members & children under 12 Free. PMH also offers free admission to local residents on the first Wednesday of every month for Community Wednesdays. Students (with ID) can also receive free admission to the exhibition, Starting Anew: Transforming Pasadena, 1890-1930.
Does not include admission to the Fenyes Mansion Tour.

Fenyes Mansion Tour
$17 docent-led tours,
includes entrance to exhibition galleries.

Finnish Folk Art Museum
May be included in a Fenyes Mansion tour, ask your docent.

Fenyes Estate Gardens

Research Library & Archives
free access, no appointment necessary.
Photocopying, scanning, etc has charges.

Pasadena Museum of History Parking:

Parking is complimentary in the lot off of Walnut Street, near the corner of Orange Grove Boulevard.

Go Metro to Pasadena Museum of History! For your best route, fare information and more info, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro (323.466.3876).

Closed Days:

*Please note that the Museum is closed on all major holidays (including the day after Thanksgiving). The Research Library & Archives may have additional closure dates. The Museum's hours can also be affected by the schedule at the Rose Bowl Stadium and special events. Check our calendar for specific dates.

Images: Gallery visitors by Marlyn Woo; Fenyes Mansion Studio & Fenyes Mansion exterior by Eric Politzer.