The Huntington Library is an independent research library for the humanities that welcomes researchers from all over the world. The Reader Services Department, located within the library in the Munger Research Center, is happy to assist you with your research.
We look forward to welcoming you to the library!
Please use this checklist to prepare for your library visit:
Holiday closures for the Library include:
Access to the library is free; you do not need to pay admission to the Huntington grounds or become a member to use the library. Parking is free. Rideshare commuters will find a designated drop-off zone near the Admissions courtyard, and there is a bicycle rack in the parking lot.
At the beginning of your first visit, you'll meet with a Reader Services staff member for a brief library orientation to issue/renew your library card and review library procedures.
TIP: The library operates during museum hours. Allow yourself extra time to make your way to the Munger Research Center. If you arrive before 10:00 a.m., enter the grounds at the Allen gate, located at the intersection of Allen Avenue and Orlando Road, south of California Boulevard.
Rideshare and GPS address: 1800 Orlando Road, San Marino, CA 91108.
In line with Los Angeles County's Mask Wearing Rules and Recommendations for indoor public spaces, masks are while using the library. Researchers who prefer to wear a mask indoors may continue to do so.