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Wrigley Gardens

391 South Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91184-0001
+1 626-449-4100
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Wonderful Roses

Great garden and interesting history. Yes, it was the gum guy, Wrigley. Check it out. It is small... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Salvatore F
Sad roses but nearby Arlington Gardens is Fantastic and Free

We saw the gardens during peak rose season and in spite of there being many healthy and floriferous... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jane S
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Victoria, Canada
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“short stroll” (2 reviews)
“rose bowl” (5 reviews)
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391 South Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91184-0001
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+1 626-449-4100
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great garden and interesting history. Yes, it was the gum guy, Wrigley. Check it out. It is small, so it is quick.

Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the gardens during peak rose season and in spite of there being many healthy and floriferous rose bushes, it seemed very lackluster. The roses were healthy and well-grown but the garden seems almost sterile and unloved. Our favourite gardens are Huntington (Jan 2018...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Small garden area with some sad looking roses. Granted it isn't summer but expected more as this is the rose bowl parade capital. Most roses weren't identified, some were. Next time would bring a book and sit and read. Lovely area with beautiful houses and...More

Thank LodiDazzles
Reviewed 2 June 2017

After visiting the Gamble House in Pasadena, the Wrigley Mansion was a great disappointment. Most of the original interior of the house has been gutted and the furniture removed/lost to make conference rooms and office space, and it is now used as headquarters for the...More

Thank mongoose1950
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I pass by this Palace almost weekly. It is so refreshing to see a surviving example of Old Pasadena. Back when this was really Millionaires row. (In the days of the Robber Barons, from say 1850 to 1930. A Million Dollars was worth about 200...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Wrigley House is open only on Thursday afternoons. The gardens are just a short walk from the TOWN and still capture the aura of a stately garden surrounding a large home. A short stroll circumnavigates the mansion. Azaleas and other spring bloomers were beautiful....More

Thank goletagone
Reviewed 19 October 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,...More

1  Thank PrimroseLlane
Reviewed 15 August 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...More

1  Thank kagatlin
Reviewed 24 June 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....More

2  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 23 June 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...More

1  Thank chai44
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