El Molino Viejo
Unwind in the Zen-like tranquility of a Japanese garden. Study the jaunty pose of Thomas Gainsborough’s The Blue Boy . Linger over the...
San Gabriel Mission
In 1781, settlers departed from this mission to found El Pueblo de Los Angeles in today’s Downtown area. Set about 3 miles southeast of...
USC Pacific Asia Museum
A block east of the Civic Center, a re-created Chinese palace that was once the home of local art dealer and Asia-phile Grace Nicholson,...
Since 1917 actors good and bad, the well-known and the lesser-known, have infused this attractive, adobe-style complex with drama (and...
Fair Oaks Pharmacy
Get your kicks at this original 1915 soda fountain right on Route 66. Slurp an old-fashioned ‘phosphate' (flavored syrup, soda water and...
1120 Old Mill Rd · interesting places nearby
El Molino Viejo information
While in the Huntington Library area, make a quick detour to this transporting brick-and-adobe structure with creaky wood floors and exposed timbers in the rafters. It houses Southern California’s first water-powered gristmill, built in 1816 for the San Gabriel Mission. The displays here are nothing special, but the building is worth the trip.