Reservations required ; Weekend sellouts expected– plan your visit in advance!


Open to Wonder, Open to Wander

At Filoli we create inspiration in everyday life by welcoming all to experience the House, Garden, and natural lands. Located 30 miles south of San Francisco, Filoli is nestled on a slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains and surrounded by the protected Peninsula watershed. We're open daily to explore.



Open every day from 10am - 5pm

Open weekends at 9am for  Member Mornings





Senior (65+)


Student, teacher, or military


Children (5-17)


Visiting with a group of 15 or more? Learn more about how to bundle and save with the Group Admission Package!

Museums for All

Filoli is proud to participate in Museums for All offering free and reduced admission to any holder of a SNAP EBT card. Please email to reserve your admission with Museums for All.

Discover & Go

Filoli is proud to participate in Discover & Go providing San Mateo County Public Library card holders with free passes to local museums and other cultural institutions. To visit Filoli with Discover & Go Make reservations online and send your confirmation to to confirm your admission.

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What to Bring

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comfortable shoes

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Face Covering for indoor areas if unvaccinated

What to Leave Behind

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no smoking

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no pets

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no sports equipment

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no drones

AAPI Month

What to See & Do This Season

This May, Filoli programming celebrates Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage (AAPI) Month. Explore highlights from Filoli’s bonsai collection; marvel at tropical blooms that celebrate Filipinx heritage throughout the House, arranged by Diosa Blooms; and see the winning haikus from Filoli’s annual haiku contest on display in the Garden.

In the Garden

Bonsai & Haiku

Along with roses, water lilies, and rhododendron in bloom, visitors can explore the Bonsai Exhibit and see the winning poems from the Haiku Contest on display in the Garden that inspired them.

In the House

Floral Takeover

Filoli has a tradition of telling stories through flowers, from arrangements in the House to vibrant displays in the Garden. From May 14 - 22, 2022, Diosa Blooms will showcase beautiful tropical arrangements in celebration of AAPI month. All Filoli visitors that week will have the opportunity to enjoy Diosa Bloom’s beautiful and creative celebration of Filipinx heritage.

The Visitor Guide

Enhance your self guided experience

Introduce yourself to Filoli, where you can explore 16 acres of formal gardens, step back in time in the historic house museum, and hike through the lush and varied natural communities of the estate. Use this guide to enhance your experience at Filoli and as a souvenir to take home.

Shopping & Dining

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Clock Tower Shop

Stocked with a wide variety of beautiful, unique items and delicious treats perfect for gift giving.

Quail Café

Open during Daytime and Evening admission times serving up a menu of sustainably packaged, grab-and-go meals.

Visiting Guidelines

  • Online advanced tickets are required for all visitors, including members 
  • The Estate Trail Closes at 4 pm
  • The historic House is open 11am - 4:30pm
  • Filoli closes and clears the property at 5pm
  • The Café is open from 10am - 4:30 pm
  • You are welcome to take personal photography within these photography guidelines

Visitor Information

  • Start your visit by checking in at the outdoor admission kiosk
  • All visitors are welcome to wear a mask during their visit. Unvaccinated visitors are required to wear masks indoors.
  • Download or print Filoli's map if you'd like to reference it during your visit
  • Balloons, props, outfit changes, wedding photography and large photo equipment are not permitted
  • Picnics are allowed only in the picnic area