Arboretum, Nature Centers, Science, University
Over 100 species of trees; a rose garden with dozens of varieties; an iris garden with 100 different varieties; a magnolia collection with 24 varieties; a 1/2 acre allergy free demonstration garden; a collection of 65 tulip trees dedicated to submarines and sailors lost in WWII; a grove of 45 different varieties of Japanese Maples; a peace garden with monuments to those who have worked for peace and human rights; and many other small specialized garden areas.
The Arboretum plantings include hundreds of species of trees and woody plants, including California native plants. Includes demonstration gardens of drought-tolerant flowering perennials, and collections of conifers, oaks, and eucalyptus.
Cherry Valley, California
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, Library, Nature Centers, Park
Take a Tour of the Edward-Dean Museum: Make the museum your own personal museum by taking a guided group tour. The friendly staff and docents at the Edward-Dean Museum will guide you in and out of the museum showing you the many cultural treasures hidden in the picturesque setting of Cherry Valley. Guided tours are by appointment only and are $5 per person and non-guided walk-through tours are $3.
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Park
Located 30 miles south of San Francisco, Filoli is an historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century. Whether enjoying its beauty or pursuing its educational opportunities, we invite you to explore this cherished community resource.
The Arboretum is a botanical garden complete with ponds, streams and wildlife. For environmental, horticultural and historical education. Also on the property is Heritage House, an 1894 Eastlake-style cottage that serves as a museum.
San Jose, California
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Children's, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized, Zoo
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, San Jose’s premier
family destination, offers amusement rides, puppet shows, interactive play areas, educational programs, unique events, and exciting adventures the whole family will enjoy. Generations have experienced the wonder of the Zoo’s diverse collection of animals, many of which are endangered in the wild.
Los Angeles County Arboretum Foundation in Arcadia, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Mateo, California
San Mateo Arboretum in San Mateo, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
San Francisco, California
Strybing Arboretum of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
UCI Arboretum in Irvine, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Santa Cruz, California
Research to "forward the understanding" (including discovery, inventory, conservation, propagation trials, and horticultural introduction) of plants within Mediterranean and Pacific Rim floras including collections from South Africa, Australia, California, New Zealand, Chile, temperate South America, and "Laurasia" and of special botanical and horticultural interest including succulents, conifers, bulb-forming plants, basal angiosperm taxa, and of plant groups of modern research interest.