Summer at Filoli

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Colors of California |  May 31 – Aug 30

Filoli is celebrating the Colors of California in layers of exhibits, events, and programs. Launching this season is the re-imagined Flower Show, where you will see a kaleidoscope of flowers in the House and Garden. The Visitor and Education Center will also feature colorful California landscapes by the world-renowned artist, Roland Petersen. The Garden will be awash in color with the glass art of three California artists. Mark your calendars for the return of our other popular events, the Jazz and our all-new Summer Nights.

General Admission

You can purchase tickets online by selecting from the options below or calling our Ticket Office.

Pricing

Adult: $22
Senior: $18 (65 years and older)
Student/Teacher/Military: $15 (with valid ID)
Children 5 – 17: $11
Children Under 5 Years: FREE
Filoli Members: FREE
Group Rate: $17 (15 or more guests)

Hours

Tuesday through Sunday
10:00am – 5:00pm
*Check out our Events Calendar for up-to-date hours of operation and upcoming events that may affect your visit.

Tours

Guided, 1 Hour Tours are available for an additional $5 fee. House Tours and Garden Tours start at the following times: 10:30am; 12:00pm; 1:30pm; and 3:00pm. 

House Tour: $5 (1 Hour)
Garden Tour: $5 (1 Hour)
Specialty Tour: fee varies

Specialty Hikes and Tours

Tour TypeDaysTimeAdditional Fee
Sunset HikesThursdays6:00pm$10
Nature HikesSaturdays11:00am$10
Tree TourFridays11:00am$10
Rose TourSundays2:00pm$10
The Art of FiloliSaturdays2:00pm$10
  • You can purchase tickets online by selecting from the options below or calling our Ticket Office.
  • Tour groups can book a 2-hour tour.
  • Private Tours for groups from 2-15 are available at an additional tour rate of $75.
SUNSET HIKES NATURE HIKES TREE TOURS ROSE TOURS THE ART OF FILOLI

We are a Blue Star Museum

Our museum is proud to be part of Blue Star Museums, a national appreciation program that grants FREE ADMISSION to active military personnel and up to 5 family members as a thank you for their service and allows them to spend quality time with their families at America’s cultural treasures. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and thousands of museums across America. Their free admission program runs from the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26, 2018 through Labor Day, September 3, 2018.

The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as Active Duty and Reservists, National Guardsman (regardless of status), U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entrance into a participating Blue Star Museum.


Tips for Visiting

The following are some tips to help you plan your experience.

  • All guests should arrive for check-in at the Visitor and Education Center. Have your membership card and photo ID ready when checking in. Wristbands are required for entry.
  • Filoli is closed Mondays.
  • Filoli is open rain or shine, with much of the experience outdoors, so dress accordingly.
  • Parking is limited; carpooling is encouraged. To prevent going over capacity with parking, we may also set up a timed-ticket entry.
  • ALL Tickets are non-refundable.
  • Advance tickets can be purchased by phone or online, with the option of printing them from home. Mailed tickets will have a $5 surcharge per order.
  • Last admission is sold at 4:30pm.
  • We accept Visa & Mastercard only.
  • Pricing may increase during Filoli Events where special programming is prepared to further enrich your experience. Annual Events like the Flower Show, Autumn Festival, and Holidays at Filoli are a few examples of popular events when admission tickets are required from everyone (including members).
  • Guided Tours of the House are available for an additional fee.
  • You must pay admission to take the Estate Trail.
  • Smoking and Vaping are not permitted anywhere at Filoli.
  • Bicycles, rollerblades, scooters, skateboards, segways, and drones are not permitted.
  • Dogs or other pets are not allowed on Filoli Grounds, except service animals. Comfort or emotional support animals do not qualify as
    service animals under ADA guidelines.
  • You must check-in at the Visitor and Education Center before visiting the on-site Clock Tower Shop.
  • The Quail’s Nest Café does NOT take reservations. Dining is first come, first serve.
  • Filoli Photography Policy 2018
    • Photographs and videos are a wonderful way to remember your visit. Photography must be conducted without disruption to Filoli operations or limitation to the accessibility of other guests, including doorways, pathways, and high traffic areas.
    • Photography and video taken at Filoli are for personal use and enjoyment and may not be sold. Visitors and members are welcome to take casual photographs of plants, individuals and subjects that capture the events of your visit.
    • Please contact visitorservices@filoli.org to schedule a Photography Session at Filoli.
  • Artist Access passes are available for artists who would like to set up an easel or sketch in the Garden or on the Estate Trail. Access is offered from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tuesday through Sunday. Passes do not include admission. Purchase a Pass.
  • Please use designated routes for strollers and wheelchairs/walkers. Guests must provide their own strollers, wheelchairs, and walkers.
  • Due to special event days, some areas of the property may be closed throughout the year for a few hours or a day at a time. See Calendar for notifications.
  • Please respect wildlife during your visit. For your safety, we ask that you do not approach any wildlife during your visit, including Percy the Peacock and Ron the Weasel.
  • Picnicking is only permissible at the designated picnic tables next to the Visitor and Education Center.
  • Filoli updates a What’s Blooming blog every couple weeks.