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The Gamble House

4 Westmoreland Pl, Pasadena, CA 91103-3564
+1 626-793-3334
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Fascinating history with an enthusiastic docent!

We had a one hour tour of the house and gardens which included so many fascinating details that we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
los angeles
Interesting House, tour was disappointing

In our view the outside perspectives of the Gamble House are "the best". Inside the tour - which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reading, United Kingdom
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This historic landmark, owned and operated by the University of Southern California, is an excellent example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“craftsman style” (30 reviews)
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4 Westmoreland Pl, Pasadena, CA 91103-3564
+1 626-793-3334
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a one hour tour of the house and gardens which included so many fascinating details that we never would have seen ourselves. A little dark. They are trying to protect the antiques but perhaps they could take advantage of the European models that...More

Thank kdlosangeles
Reviewed 1 week ago

In our view the outside perspectives of the Gamble House are "the best". Inside the tour - which we think is a bit expensive - does not add much to the experience, rooms are dimly lit. Some very interesting furniture. Our guide was disappointing -...More

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the many historic buildings in Pasadena. It is from the Proctor and Gamble fame. Plenty of other places to see near by like Norton Simon Museum, Wrigley Mansion aka(Tournament of Roses House) and of course old town.

Thank pasadena4life
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a special place for local history buffs or architectural history nerds but really not worth a special trip from Los Angeles. If you are close by then definitely stop in. I like during the week so I don't have to fight for parking....More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a fan of architecture you will not want to miss this gem. This historic neighborhood and the surrounding areas have a lot of Craftsman eye candy to offer. If you are a sports fan, The Pasadena Rose Bowl Stadium is located with...More

Thank ShopKeeper1975
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Arguably the finest example of the Green and Green brothers contribution to the Arts and Crafts movement. Docent led tours are highly recommended. The beauty is often in the details, so take your time.

1  Thank camusfan
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Beautiful well preserved home with a very interesting history. Tours provide valuable information about the architecture and design elements to small groups.

Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This was a great discovery for me! The architecture and interiors of The Gamble House are marvelous specially if you love architecture. The Japanese influence is very beautiful and worth the detour to Pasadena. They offer a tour at specific hours with very knowledgeable and...More

Thank mundosully
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Return to another age, when Pasadena, CA was an exotic destination. Winter's that were cool, but mild in comparison to those much harsher winters back Eat. Enter the world of early 20th Century of America and discover the life style that defined California for generations....More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 22 August 2017

If you like touring though mansions and history, you should not miss this sweet mansion in the middle of a wonderful area to explore with views of the Rose Bowl.

Thank J L
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sharlene r
31 May 2017|
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Response from Jan K | Reviewed this property |
If regular adult $15. Seniors=$12. Tuesdays=$8
Janet S
2 September 2015|
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Response from OaklandVisit2r | Reviewed this property |
The Metro line stops around 1 mile from the House, and there is a bus which goes from Metro to very near the House. The directions are posted on the Gamble House website.