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FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Is there parking?

Free parking is available on Westmoreland Place (20 spots in-front of the Gamble House, please so not park in the Neighborhood Church parking lot), Orange Grove Blvd. and Walnut St. Please avoid parking on the surrounding residential streets (Arroyo Terrace).

Time of first tour/last tour?

On “Brown-Bag” Tuesdays, our abbreviated 20-minute lunch tour (first floor only) runs at 12:15 and 12:45. Thursdays through Sundays, 1-hour docent-led tours begin at 11am, with the last tour at 3pm. [read more…]

May the grounds be freely explored?

Yes. We encourage our visitors to walk around the porches and in the surrounding landscape as much as they would like, as the guided tours mainly include the interior of the house.

Are there any discounts available on tours or merchandise for members of the National Trust or similar groups?

We offer discounts on our 1-hour tour to members of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, KUSC, and Pasadena Visitors and Convention Bureau (“Go Pasadena”), simply enter the promotional code provided by the member organization at ticketing.

Members of our support group, Friends of The Gamble House, receive free admission to the Brown Bag Tuesdays tours, our one-hour tours, special bookstore discounts and other benefits. Join today and enjoy all the benefits of being a “Friend.”

Can the Gamble House be rented for events?

Yes. Selected locations inside and out are available for meetings, seminars, retreats, picnics, and special events. We do not rent for private parties and weddings. For information call (626) 793-3334, ext.16.

Is photography allowed?

Photography is not permitted during any tours. Interior photography requires a special permit and is by appointment only; call (626) 793-3334, ext.10. Exterior photography is encouraged and can be done at any time.

Please contact us with any questions you may have that are not address in the frequently asked questions above.

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