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Sherman Library & Gardens

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Closed Now: 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Horticultural retreat that features a museum of living plants, walking paths, bubbling tile fountains and a library devoted to the study of the Pacific Southwest.
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Hours Today: 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2647 East Pacific Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, CA 92625
+1 949-673-2261
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Reviewed yesterday

the gardens are lovely and filled with some many colors. while small, it's a nice break from the hustle and bustle. there are several places to sit and enjoy the beauty of the plants. just watch out in the greenhouse for the wandering turtle!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kellen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve lived in Southern California for over 20 years, but never knew about this small garden. I finally got to visit it - delightful!! This is a small garden with many variety of plants/flowers. It also has a cafe that offers savory and sweet crepe...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank worldwonder805
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This gem is tucked away in Corona Del Mar, and is a must-visit for anyone who enjoys lovely things, books, and gardens. You don't have to go in the "library" part to see the books if you don't want to - just go for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank rebelbelleLosAngeles
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic stop right in Corona Del Mar. The gardens are amazing. If you looking for a great place to walk around or just want a spot to sit and relax without the typical beach crowd this it it .

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 930turbo
Reviewed October 25, 2018

We felt welcomed to this beautiful, quiet garden space. Our visit was a wonderful change from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding city. We will be back, and recommend this garden to friends.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank chrislight60
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This was my first trip to Sherman Library and Gardens, and it was a lovely way to spend a few hours in the afternoon. You have a beautiful fountain to see and take pics of upon first walking through the entrance, lush green grass, a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anita M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Gorgeous in every season, I've been here many times with family, friends and visitors. A small entry fee allows you access to the garden, the small museum and the care. There are docents around for any questions as well as a gift store on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Naomi S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Stay-cationers, don't miss out on this little bit of heaven.Stay for lunch. The most delightful weddings take place here as well

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LindaAlgazi
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Sherman Library & Gardens is a beautiful spot to escape the chaos of Orange County, it’s just a shame that El Jardin doesn’t deliver an equally rewarding experience. My friend & I had the chicken salad. I had to send mine back because the chicken...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JanG718
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to visit if you find yourself having breakfast or lunch on PCH! Takes about 1/2 hour to 45 mins to walk through... and they have a lovely gift shop!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lso
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August 6, 2018|
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Response from William S | Reviewed this property |
The grounds are not overly large to begin with, so a popular event would probably be crowd limited. Call ahead is my advice. Another local attraction at that time of year is Roger's Gardens, a nearby nursery which goes all... More