Norton Simon Museum

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 Renaissance to the 20th century, and a stellar collection of South and Southeast Asian art spanning 2,000 years. Modern and Contemporary Art from Europe and the United States, acquired by the former Pasadena Art Museum, also occupies an important place in the Museum’s collections. The Museum houses more than 12,000 objects, roughly 1,000 of which are on view in the galleries and gardens. Two temporary exhibition spaces feature rotating installations of artworks not on permanent display.

Location

411 W. Colorado Blvd.,
Pasadena, CA 91105

Contact

(626) 449-6840
Website

Opening Hours

Mon, Wed, Thu 12–5 pm
Fri, Sat 11 am–8 pm
Sun 11 am–5 pm
Closed Tue

Open Days

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Region

San Gabriel Valley

Type

Visual Art and Design

Features

Accessible by public transit, Accessibility options, Dining on-site, Family-friendly, Indoor, Outdoor, Parking: Free, Parking: On-site, Parking: Street, Shopping on-site

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