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Guests at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens will encounter an enhanced experience Saturday with the grand opening of the Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center.

Named for the Huntington's outgoing president, the new facilities include the library's first California garden, four multi-use classrooms for visiting students and teachers, a 400-seat auditorium with a state-of-the-art sound system, a colorful orientation room, meeting and event spaces and a large cafe with indoor and outdoor seating and a pizza oven.

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The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced Wednesday that the front portion of its new Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center will open Jan. 14.

A new entrance facade will be flanked by an arrival court filled with California pepper trees and framed by grapevines. A new admissions and membership building will have lockers, an ATM and new restrooms. Other new visitor amenities at the San Marino museum and gardens will include a simple coffee shop serving sandwiches and salads and a 5,000-square-foot store.

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