The best museums in Pasadena in March 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Pasadena, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Pasadena:

  1. Norton Simon Museum of Art1

    Norton Simon Museum of Art

    Pasadena, CA
    The Norton Simon Museum is an art museum located in Pasadena , California , United States . It was previously known as the Pasadena Art Institute and the Pasadena Art Museum and displays numerous sculptures on its grounds.
  2. Gamble House2

    Gamble House

    Pasadena, CA
    The Gamble House , also known as the David B. Gamble House , is an iconic American Craftsman home in Pasadena , California , designed by the architectural firm Greene and Greene . Constructed in 1908–09 as a home for David B. Gamble, son of the Procter & Gamble founder James Gamble , it is today a
  3. USC Pacific Asia Museum3

    USC Pacific Asia Museum

    Pasadena, CA
    USC Pacific Asia Museum is an Asian art museum located at 46 N. Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena , California , United States. The museum was founded in 1971 by the Pacificulture Foundation, which purchased "The Grace Nicholson Treasure House of Oriental Art" from the City of Pasadena. Grace Nicholson d
  4. Jet Propulsion Laboratory4

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Pasadena, CA
    The Jet Propulsion Laboratory ( JPL ) is a federally funded research and development center and NASA field center in the city of La Cañada Flintridge in California , United States . Founded in the 1930s, JPL is owned by NASA and managed by the nearby California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Th
  5. Kidspace Children's Museum5

    Kidspace Children's Museum

    Pasadena, CA
    Kidspace Children's Museum is a children's museum in Pasadena, California . It is located next to the Rose Bowl , in the former Fannie E. Morrison Horticultural Center.

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