Monday May 14, 2007
At the Heritage Square Museum, walk the halls of the 1876 Perry Mansion, a fine Victorian home once considered the grandest in Los Angeles. See one of the world’s best preserved examples of arts and crafts architecture, the 1908 Gamble House. Stroll through a garden of unique native plants at the Lummis Home and Garden. Visit the Pasadena Museum of History and see the 1906 Beaux Arts Fenyes Mansion, one of the few remaining homes along Pasadena’s former Millionaires’ Row. For the first time this year there will be displays of LAPD memorabilia dating back to the 1800s at the Los Angeles Police Historical Museum.
Special events, storytellers, Victorian toys for kids to play with, historical exhibits, costumed docent tours, live music and crafts demonstrations will also highlight the day’s activities from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Go Metro to the Gold Line Heritage Square Station and connect to free shuttles that will be running every 15 minutes to take you between all six museums located along the Arroyo Seco in Los Angeles and Pasadena.
The free gift coupon is printed in the May issue of Metro Monthly, which is available at Metro Customer Service Centers and on the Metro Web site (www.metro.net).
For more information about Museums of the Arroyo Day call (213) 740-TOUR (8687) or go to www.museumsofthearroyo.com. For more information on getting there via Metro go to www.metro.net or call 1-800-COMMUTE.
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