The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens form one of those rare places that manages to please the eye, stimulate the mind, and nourish the soul all at the same time. The former estate of railroad and real-estate baron Henry E. Huntington (1850–1927), it consists of a trio of treasures: the art collections include fine examples of British, French, and American art; the Huntington Library has about seven million rare manuscripts and books, including a Gutenberg Bible; ...

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