Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden
Five acre outdoor sculpture collection. Over 70 sculptures by noted artists
(Rodin, Moore, Matisse, Lachaise, more). Open year round.
UCLA North Campus near Hilgard/Sunset.
Hannah Carter Japanese Garden
Authentic Kyoto style terraced oasis of bonsai trees, waterfalls, flowering magnolias, bridges, sculptures, water lily pool filled with koi fish, and traditional Japanese teahouse. North of UCLA campus in Bel Air. Open by reservation on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tour groups available Fridays.
Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden
Seven quiet acres of native and exotic plants.
Paths, walkways, streams, benches, birds etc.
Adjacent herbarium has 190,000 plant specimens from around the world.
Open weekdays 8 am - 5 pm, weekends 8 am - 4 pm. Tour groups available:
(310) 825-3620. UCLA Campus near Le Conte / Hilgard.
Orange County Zoo
Irvine Regional Park,
21501 E. Chapman Ave.
Features more than 130 birds and mammals native to the Southwest.
Group tours available.
The Los Angeles Zoo
located in Griffith Park
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, California 90027
at the junction of the Ventura (134) and Golden State (5) freeways.
Huntington Library, Art Collections
& Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Rd. San Marino