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37977 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2008
+1 760-202-2222
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Amazing Art Collection Reproductions and Interesting Family History

My daughter and I visited the Sunnylands gardens several years ago. We were unable to book a... read more

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Beth U
Lewisville, North Carolina
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Sunnylands is a must see attraction for all visitors to the Desert. Literally ALL visitors from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Sunnylands, a 200-acre midcentury modern estate, opened March 2012 for high-level retreats of leaders seeking solutions. The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to building international understanding, advancing world peace, improving the functioning of government and other purposes through high-level retreats for global leaders from a spectrum of fields.The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands welcomes national and international leaders for high-level retreats and meetings that address and seek solutions to serious issues facing the nation and world. Sunnylands, the former winter residence of Ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg, is available also for limited public tours with purchase of a ticket. The adjacent Sunnylands Center & Gardens, open free to the public, features exhibitions, films, and educational programs; and visitors can enjoy a nine-acre garden. The historic house and Sunnylands Center & Gardens opened March 1, 2012. Sunnylands Center & Gardens is closed June 5 through September 13, 2017. Reopens September 14, 2017.
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37977 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2008
+1 760-202-2222
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Reviewed yesterday

My daughter and I visited the Sunnylands gardens several years ago. We were unable to book a house tour at the time, they go fast so it is best to book in advance to ensure a tour. Each tour is capped 7 individuals due to...More

Thank Beth U
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sunnylands is a must see attraction for all visitors to the Desert. Literally ALL visitors from Obama and Heads of State to people like us! Go and you’ll want to go back again for repeat visits. It’s really a special place to remember & appreciate...More

Thank 92210David_W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sunnylands visitor’s center and gardens are really nice. The gardens are especially pleasant. However, You really haven’t truly experienced Sunnylands until you do the house tour. At $50 it may seems pricey but its well worth the money and time. It’s hard to explain...More

Thank jonkS6664FJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not able to get tickets to tour the Annenberg retreat (month of November is sold out) but visited the gardens and stopped for coffee at the on-site cafe. A very peaceful walk and gorgeous plants and cactis. Will keep trying to get tickets...More

Thank Martinerob13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll need a reservation to do the full tour, but you can enjoy the museum and restaurant in a couple of hours

Thank john g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally was able to secure tour tickets and had a great experience. We had a small group so was very easy to hear the guide. Totally enjoyed the time going through the estate.

Thank cclakeman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finally scored tickets for the Annenberg Estate house tour at Sunnylands. Although there are free public gardens the estate tour behind the pink wall requires some preplanning,reservations, and is around $48 per person at this time. The house is immaculately clean. Beautiful, opulent, breaktaking...More

1  Thank kathyp578
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had tried before to book a tour of the house but it was full so were delighted to do one this vist. The house sits in a splendid situation an oasis surrounded by mountains. The grounds and gardens are stunning and the house itself...More

2  Thank Dahlia72
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The Annenberg Estate is magnificent in beauty & peacefulness. The house & grounds were well planned. The art collection & photographs are wonderful to view. Jessica was a fantastic guide, very knowledgeable who took her job very seriously but had fun presenting the information.

Thank Rita A
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We started our day with a stop at the Sunnylands Gardens. Very peaceful, very graceful, very beautiful natural space. We enjoyed the 20 minute film which provided background on the Annenberg's and the property. Very informative. We walked the formal garden and then a dirt...More

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Karen R
28 October 2017|
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Response from LorenzoelJefe | Reviewed this property |
Advance reservation so busy is a relative turn. Day is relevant to your other plans only. A wonderful place ‘for discourse’ said George Shultz. Discourse continues.
13 May 2017|
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Response from Diane S | Reviewed this property |
Always go to the website -the hours and days may vary according to season and whether there is a conference or dignitaries visiting at the time
13 May 2017|
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Response from kchavez2017 | Property representative |
Hello Gudrun74, Sunnylands Center & Gardens is open from 8:30 am to 4 pm Thursday thru Sunday. Hope to see you soon.