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Visitor Hours

Tuesday, February 9 – Saturday, October 30, 2016.

Please check in at the Visitor Center before visiting the historic House and Garden

Tuesday - Saturday:
10:00 am–3:30 pm
(last admission 2:30 pm)
11:00 am–3:30 pm
(last admission 2:30 pm)

Filoli is closed on Mondays and in observance of these holidays.

General Admission

Purchase same–day admission in the Filoli Visitor Center.

Free to current Filoli Members.

Adults $20 / Seniors $17 (65 years and older) / Students $10* / Children 4 years and younger are free / K–12 educators with employee ID from adjoining counties (San Francisco, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Alameda) and National Trust for Historic Preservation members $10

Visitor Services

Phone (650) 364-8300,
ext. 507
Fax (650) 367-0724

More Information
Filoli Visitor Map
Filoli Visitor Map

A detailed layout of the house, gardens and pathways.

For best results, print on 8.5x14 paper. Requires Acrobat Reader. Full Color Versions available at the Visitor and Education Center upon arrival.

Directions to Filoli
Getting Here

Directions to Filoli.

The Garden is open by popular demand—
As an extended member benefit and discount to the general public, the Garden is open one week longer this year, until Sunday, October 30 at 3:30 pm. The Garden at Filoli is an incredible place to experience Fall in the Bay area and will be open an additional week to meet the popular demand. The House will close on Sunday, October 23 at 3:30 pm to prepare for the beloved special event Holiday Traditions at Filoli. Admission prices for the Garden only, beginning Tuesday, October 25, are $10 adults, $10 seniors, and $5 students ages 5-17 or with student I.D., free to children four years and younger and free to Members.
We invite you to mark your calendar and plan your October visit.

Plan Your Visit
Recognized as one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century, Filoli welcomes the public to this remarkable 654–acre property, including the 54,000 square foot Georgian country house and spectacular 16–acre English Renaissance garden.

Filoli is a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is dedicated to the preservation, interpretation and stewardship of the cultural traditions and natural history of this country estate for public education and enjoyment.

Admission to Filoli allows visitors to explore the historic House and Garden at their leisure. Self-guided booklets and docents are available to answer questions. A 15–minute video on the history of Filoli runs continuously in the Visitor and Education Center.

Filoli’s Tours and Facility Rental offerings have recently changed. Please consult these links for exciting new ways to experience Filoli.

Summer “Third Thursdays” — Filoli Stays Open Late

Thursdays, June 16, July 21, and August 18, 2016 Filoli is open until 7:30 pm.
Join us with your family and friends at the end or your busy day and unwind with a casual House and Garden stroll or reserve a Sunset Hike or an Orchard Walk. You have the opportunity to see three art exhibits this summer: Sculpture in the Garden, Fashionable Filoli, and Stitched In Time.

The 2016 Season

Filoli’s House and Garden are open to visitors in 2016 on Tuesdays through Sundays from Tuesday, February 9 through Sunday, October 23. Tuesday October 25 through Sunday, October 30 the Garden only is open to visitors.

Open only to Holiday Traditions ticket holders Friday evening, November 25 — Saturday afternoon, December 3.

Filoli is closed to visitors on all Mondays and on the following holidays in 2016:
Monday, January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 15 – Presidents’ Day
Sunday, March 27 – Easter
Monday, May 30 – Memorial Day
Monday, July 4 – Independence Day
Monday, September 5 – Labor Day
Thursday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Day
Saturday, December 24 – Christmas Eve through Monday, January 2, 2017 – New Year’s Day Observed

Please help us to preserve Filoli by following the below guidelines:

  • Only leashed service dogs are allowed on the grounds of Filoli. No other animals are permitted.
  • With the exception of bottled water, food and beverages cannot be brought onto the Filoli grounds. Picnics are not allowed.
  • No smoking is allowed anywhere on the Filoli property.
  • Please keep to designated walking areas and observe signs and cordoned off areas where horticulture work may be in progress.
  • Please do not walk on the lawns, do not pick flowers, walk in the planted beds, or climb trees.
  • Camera tripods are not permitted within the House but may be used in the Garden. Please do not block walkways while using tripods.
  • Informal “vacation style” picture taking and home videotaping are permitted throughout the House and Garden.
  • Filoli is not available for weddings, commitment ceremonies, wedding or engagement photos, portraits of any kind, religious ceremonies, or other private parties and events.

For more information please see our Visitor Policy and Etiquette page.