Where is the Virginia Robinson Gardens located?
The Robinson estate is located just north of the Beverly Hills Hotel. When you arrive for your scheduled tour, drive through the front gate and a low arched gate, until you reach a narrow, winding uphill driveway to a small parking lot.
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What are the hours of operation?
The Virginia Robinson Gardens is open from 9:30am – 4:00pm Tuesday through Saturday. We are closed to the public Sunday and Monday.
Is the facility open to the public for tours?
The Virginia Robinson Gardens is open to the public by appointment only.
How do I schedule a visit?
Guided tours for the public are available Tuesdays – Saturdays, at 10am and 1pm BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To schedule a tour please call (310) 550-2087 in advance. Unfortunately it is not possible to accommodate walk-ins.
What is the cost for tours?
$11.00 for adults, $4.00 for children (5-12), $6.00 for students, and $6.00 for seniors (62+)
Who are the Friends of Robinson Gardens?
The Friends of Robinson Gardens is a volunteer group that supports and underwrites the Virginia Robinson Gardens, helping to preserve the rich cultural history of Los Angeles. Friends also volunteer their time, financial resources, and expertise to provide ongoing community education. The group also resolves to secure the necessary funding for these programs and to initiate new and innovative plans to maintain these gardens and estate for all future generations.
What is the Robinson Gardens Society?
It is a type of membership at the Robinson Gardens that allows members to a free docent lead tour and discounted rates for programs at the Gardens.
What is the Annual “ … into the garden” Benefit Tour?
The event showcases five grand private gardens on the Westside in addition to a festive decorated Robinson home located on a six-acre garden oasis in the heart of Beverly Hills. At the fabled Virginia Robinson Gardens a lovely luncheon is served all day long and local vendors feature their wears in a chic boutique. Mrs. Robinson’s historic home is open and decorated by remarkable floral and room designers expressing each year’s theme. Guests are invited to enjoy floral design demonstrations, an opportunity drawing, as well as shopping in the unique boutiques made available at the estate that day. Proceeds from the Benefit Garden Tour help preserve the Virginia Robinson Gardens as well as allow the Friends of Robinson Gardens to provide on-going community education and outreach programs.
When is the “… into the garden” Benefit Tour held?
The Annual Garden Tour is held every year on the third Friday in May from 10 am to 4 pm.
How do I submit a request for my garden to be considered for your next Annual Garden Tour?
To participate as a homeowner in the Annual Garden Tour please email to email@example.com.
How do I become a retail vendor for your next “… into the garden” Benefit Tour?
To participate as a retail vendor in the Benefit Garden Tour please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I become a room designer for your next “… into the garden” Benefit Tour?
To participate as a room designer in the Annual Garden Tour please email to email@example.com.
How do I become a floral designer for your next “… into the garden” Benefit Tour?
To participate as a floral designer in the Annual Garden Tour please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I underwrite part of the “… into the garden” Benefit Tour?
If you would like to underwrite part of the Annual Garden Tour please email to email@example.com.
Can I have my wedding at the Virginia Robinson Gardens?
Unfortunately no political or religious events are allowed).
Are wedding photos allowed at the estate?
Yes, you can reserve the gardens for a photo shoot. Please call (310) 550-2087 to make a reservation.