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Norton Simon Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Gorgeous Museum in Pasadena

The Norton Simon Museum is a true treasure. With countless impressionist pieces and sculptures that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pasadena, California
Fabulous museum

Popped into this lovely museum on our last day in California. There was a Porsche exhibition on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The Norton Simon Museum is known around the world as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled. Over a 30-year period, industrialist Norton Simon (1907–1993) amassed an astonishing collection of European art from the...more
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411 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105-1825
+1 626-449-6840
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Norton Simon Museum is a true treasure. With countless impressionist pieces and sculptures that greet you on the way in, and outside in the lovely garden with a lily pond, this is a must see first class museum!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped into this lovely museum on our last day in California. There was a Porsche exhibition on. The museum Is well laid out and is worth visiting - even if you’re not s car fanatic. There’s a lovely cafe. There’s parking onsite which is very...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Don't miss this gorgeous museum with a truly fine collection. Have lunch there too! Degas, Van Gogh, so many biggies!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to see this museum since I was a child (a looooooong time ago), finally had the opportunity to. I thoroughly enjoyed myself. It's a small museum compared to LACMA or The Getti's, but worth the price. I spent about two hours here,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going to the Norton Simon. Just strolling up to the building puts my mind at ease and my eyes prepared for the delights ahead. Which are many...A wonderful selection of early contemporary and late 20th century paintings, including the wonderful Degas ballerinas that...More

Thank Diana d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is amazing how many great paintings of old masters this museum has. Every time I visit I am excited about this place

Thank Eugene N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has my favorite collection in LA. I have been four times and I love it. I recommend this museum to anyone, I go with my 8 years old daughter. It is good for all ages!!

Thank Isabel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great collection and great special exhibits. As a member, it is always a 'sanctuary' where one can use to get inspiration or just get away from the everyday chaos.

Thank Ken F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People who visit LA often look for the big ticket items, such as Disneyland or LACMA or the Getty, all great of course. However, if you are interested in fine art, and by that I mean Cezanne or Renoir, without the lines or fees, in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had not even heard of this museum, and I was pleasantly surprised to be greeted on the lawn by Balzac and the Burghers of Calais, famous sculptures by Rodin. The delight continued inside with a plethora of Impressionists: Renoir, Degas, Monet and much more....More

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$15-adult; $12-senior
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Per their website: Adults $12.00 Seniors (ages 62 and above) $9.00 Children (ages 18 and under) Free Students with valid I.D. Free
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
Monday - 12 pm - 5 pm Tuesday - Closed Wednesday 12 pm - 5 pm Thursday 12 pm - 5 pm Friday 11 am - 8 pm Saturday 11 am - 8 pm Sunday 11 am - 8 pm