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Address: 391 S Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91184-0001
Phone Number: +1 626-449-4100
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Lovely place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Old Town

This lovely rose garden is just a short walk from Old Town, but it seems miles away. It was very peaceful on a Sunday morning and even in October, most of the roses were in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 18, 2016
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Novato, California
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Novato, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This lovely rose garden is just a short walk from Old Town, but it seems miles away. It was very peaceful on a Sunday morning and even in October, most of the roses were in bloom. If you want to get a bit of exercise, and see some beautiful architecture and gardens, take a short stroll up Colorado to Orange... More 

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Statesville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Built by Wrigley in 1929 and later donated to the Tournament of Roses, this 18,000 square foot house can only be seen by guided tours which are free. Visitors are given an excellent tour by friendly and knowledgeable guides. The house has displays about past Rose Bowl games and the Rose Queens. The gardens can also be seen and are... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky being in the area on a Thursday when the free tours of the Wrigley home are offered at 2 & 3 pm. Tour is about an hour long and covers both floors of the house along with an 8 minute introductory movie. Nice exhibits of the parade and the history of the Rose Bowl college football game.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

We stopped here on our way to Oregon. It was on a Wed. so we didn't get to do the tour of the home. The grounds are beautiful - lots of roses in full bloom. The people we encountered were very nice and helpful. I didn't realize until stopping that this is the actual Tournament of Roses headquarters. We love... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016

The rose gardens at the Wrigley estate are pleasant to walk through this time of year with Roses in bloom. We like to wander the paths and areas. Very picturesque. Can also tour the Wrigley mansion if time allows. Nice pastoral aside when visiting Pasadena. ...

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

It's not huge, but it's worth a short stop to smell the roses, most of which are labeled. We saw a number of new varieties including tea roses and climbers. House was closed though, limited hours.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit if you want to smell the roses. From spring to June there are lots of roses. Because they have so many different type of roses they always have roses blooming, but most grow around April/may. This is a small place, you can view it in minutes or stay longer and read all the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

Part of the Tournament of Roses headquarters, the ground are lovely and the sense is that these folks really know flowers

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015

OK, full disclosure - I am a docent at the Wrigley mansion. I thought I would write a review and give some helpful information. The real attraction here is the House. It is open for public tours from February through August on Thursday afternoons at 2 pm and 3 pm. If you visit at those times you can take a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

The outside gardens were okay, but nothing spectacular, perhaps this is due to the summer heat, but I would not make a special trip out to see the gardens unless you planned to tour the house as well.

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