Advanced reservations suggested; Weekend sellouts expected
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 10am - 5pm
Members can visit the Garden an hour early on our busy spring weekends during Member Mornings. Learn more about Filoli membership here!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your admission with Museums for All.
Please find information below regarding accessible parking, restrooms, wheelchair access, service animals, and more here.
Please note that wheelchairs, walkers, or other assistive devices are not available to rent or borrow from Filoli.
What to Bring
Come prepared to walk! Please note that Filoli does not rent wheelchairs.
Bring a reusable bottle and fill up at the Visitor Center.
Face Covering Recommended for Indoor Areas
Personal photography within our photography guidelines is welcome! Please note that wedding photography is not permitted at Filoli.
What to Leave Behind
No Outside Alcohol
no sports equipment
Spring into the Season
What to See & Do This Season
Spring is in full bloom! Envelope your senses in the fragance of the camellias and magnolias, and take in the vibrant spring colors all around the Garden. Make sure to stop by the Bluebird Bar for some seasonal drinks! Spring festivities like Flora Parties and Service Learning are wonderful ways to get involved in the beauty of Filoli. The historic House is filled with fragrant plants and flowers as we continue to Bring the Garden Indoors. Stories in Bloom continues this season, showcasing women’s storytelling in all forms, including poetry, music, and the art of flower arranging.
In the Garden
Bloom and Grow
For Filoli’s famous spring show, garden pots and beds burst with tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, and alliums. New this year, the low-water, high-style Sunken Garden is planted with California native bulbs, succulents, and desert annuals.
In the House
Bringing the Garden Indoors
As you explore the House accented with colorful plants and flowers,
experience in their own words how Filoli’s past residents brought the
garden indoors through floral abundance and botanical decor.
See how the natural landscape influenced Filoli’s design, and be
surrounded by the gentle noises of the Garden as soundscapes
make the House’s rooms come alive. Don’t miss the daily
turning of the page of the Highgrove florilegium at 11am at the
Every day at 12pm and 2pm.
No reservations needed!
Every day, Filoli offers free, 15-minute talks at 12pm and 2pm. Topics vary by day and season. Find out more details about what is being offered today at the Information Cart.
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
The Clock Tower Shop
Stocked with a wide variety of beautiful, unique items and delicious treats perfect for gift giving.
The Quail Café
Open Daily, 10am - 4:30pm
Filoli and Epicurean Group are partnering to offer you delicious, fresh, local food and create meaningful community impact in the Bay Area.
The Bluebird Bar
Stroll among winter blooms with a drink in hand. Join us for a beer, glass of wine, specialty cocktail or mocktail at the pop-up bar, open on weekend afternoons. Cheers!
- Advanced reservations are suggested and sellouts on weekends, holidays, and other peak seasons are expected
- Tickets for general admission and ticketed events are not refundable or reschedulable. Tickets are transferable. Filoli is open rain or shine and does not issue refunds due to weather
- Filoli is open every day from 10am-5pm
- The Estate Trail is open from 10am-4pm
- The Café is open daily from 10am-4:30pm in the Visitor Center
- You are welcome to take personal photography within these photography guidelines
- Start your visit by checking in at the outdoor admission kiosk
- Wheelchairs and walkers are not available to rent from Filoli. Learn more about accessibility here.
- Download or print Filoli's map here (stair-less route and low-vision map available)
- Balloons, props, outfit changes, wedding photography and large photo equipment are not permitted
- Picnics are allowed only in the picnic area
- Visiting the Bay Area? See our list of nearby hotels and places to stay.