Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

Reservations are required to visit because we are frequently closed for programs and private events during the below hours.

OUR HOURS VARY and the only way to ensure we will be open when you arrive is to make a reservation online or by calling in advance 562-985-8420

We are closed Mondays and Tuesdays

All other days our hours vary based on staff availability or private rentals

If you are coming to the Garden to take pictures, please review our policies on our photo permit page and plan your visit accordingly.

We are a part of the College of Health and Human Services on the 澳门六开彩开奖结果资料查询 campus. The Garden is a living museum, a place of learning, art, and culture for all who enter its gates. Come feed our playful koi, stroll the winding pathways, view the Tea House, or reflect at the Zen Garden. Each season unfolds with colorful blossoms, exciting cultural celebrations, and intriguing exhibits.  

During open hours, we do not allow staged photography. Please purchase a photo permit if you are interested in staged photography in the Garden. Activity that impedes the experience fellow visitors or blocks walkways or otherwise creates hazardous and distracting conditions are prohibited. Those engaging in such behavior will be asked to leave the Garden.

Make a Reservation to Visit!

Make sure we are open to the public when you arrive by making a reservation to visit. You can do this in our visitor portal by mobile app or online. Most reservations are good for a group of up to 6 people.

Mobile app: Available for download on the  and 

front page of the Japanese Garden mobile app with a red arrow pointing to a menu item labeled "Reservations required" in the top left corner of the screen, below the app's title image.

Front page of the Japanese Garden visitor portal on desktop with an arrow pointing to a menu item labeled "book your free visit" in the top left of the page, beneath the websites header image.

Reservation FAQs

If you cannot find an answer to your question, please email us at at 闯骋颁辞辞谤诲颈苍补迟辞谤蝉蔼肠蝉耻濒产.别诲耻鈥 or call (562) 985-8420.

Yes. We require reservations to ensure the garden is open to the public at the time you want to visit.

Yes. It is a free account, and it ensures an easy check-in. Plus, you can use your account to make your own reservations for visits, koi food, and special events here at the garden! You can also use your account to purchase memberships.

No. One reservation is good for group of up to 6 people.

Groups of 12 or more: 

If you鈥檙e a visiting group of 12 people or more, please email JGcoordinators@csulb.edu at least 7 days in advance to obtain approval for your visit. Large groups who do not complete this step may be turned away at the gate.

Please see our Community Group Visits page for more information about field trips, camp visits, social club visits and more.

All groups of 40 people or more in one day are subject to a $1 per person visitation fee.

Yes. Feeding the Koi fish鈥痠s also free, and it is a鈥痵eparate reservation from a regular visit, as we limit the amount of food the Koi get each day. We recommend making your 鈥溾 reservation 1-2 weeks in advance. The spots book up fast!

No. Your reservation to feed the koi functions as a reservation to visit the garden as well. 

One cup of koi food is easily split into 2-3 small cups if you鈥檙e visiting with multiple people who鈥檇 like a chance to feed the koi. Because cups are so limited, we limit them to 1 per party so that many parties have an opportunity to feed the koi each day. 

Yes, and you鈥檒l be eligible for member-specific offerings, such as members-only koi feeding and special programming. Please visit our鈥Memberships page鈥痜or more information. 

Yes! You can log in with your SSO log-in. 

No. Please visit our鈥Directions and Parking page for more information about parking rates.