Lanterman House
4420 Encinas Drive
La Cañada Flintridge,
California 91011-3313
(818) 790-1421


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Lanterman House

Twilight Tour - Members Only

Thursday, October 4, 6:30-8:00pm
Experience the beauty and history of the Lanterman House, the jewel of La Cañada, at twilight…from the outside-in!

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Volunteer Orientation and Training

Tuesday, October 23, 1:30-2:30pm

The Lanterman House needs YOU! We are seeking volunteers to train as docents, help in the archives, or assist with collections management projects in the house. Come hear about our institution and its importance to the history of La Cañada Flintridge. Volunteers generally commit three to six hours per month.

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Nov 11 - Armistice Day Centennial Program

Sunday, November 11, 1:00-4:00pm

Commemorate the service of La Cañada Flintridge’s veterans on Armistice Day, the one hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I.

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Dancing With the Lantermans

FREE to members; non-members $20 a session
Sunday, December 2 and February 3, 2:00-4:00pm

Join us for dance lessons in the Lanterman House ballroom, the perfect venue to dance through time. From the 1890s, the 1910s, and the 1920s, these lessons will take you through the decades of dance popular with the Lanterman family. Period attire welcome, but not required.

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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House
Sunday, December 16, 1:00-4:00pm

Celebrate the holiday season at Lanterman House. The house, festively decorated for the season, will be open for visitors. Vintage Christmas cards from the Lanterman Archives will be on display. Carollers will perform in the ballroom. Enjoy holiday refreshments on the porch.

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"A Resource Precious & Rare: Development of Water Resources in the Crescenta-Canada Valley, 1875-1955"

Now through Fall 2018

Visit the Lanterman House in La Cañada Flintridge to enjoy a special exhibition about the local history of water use. Featuring rare photographs, manuscripts and artifacts, the exhibition is installed throughout the historic 1915 house. Learn how the unique geology of the San Gabriel foothills made the development and distribution of water resources uniquely challenging for early residents, and how they worked together to overcome those challenge.

The Architecture of Health: An Architectural Response to an Epidemic

Saturday, February 2, 2:00pm
La Cañada Flintridge Public Library

Historian Ann Scheid will discuss how sleeping porches became a desirable feature of many dwellings and how architects such as Charles & Henry Greene, Myron Hunt, Gordon Kaufmann and Frederick Roehrig responded to the tuberculosis epidemic in a region where the climate drew many health-seekers.

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Vintage America with Ginger Pauley features the Lanterman House.

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The Lanterman Music Fund

The Lanterman Music fund is a special fundraising effort to support the preservation and management of the Lanterman sheet music collection and the live performance of classic American music at the Lanterman House -- events such as the annual Lanterman Ragtime Tea Dance.

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The Lanterman's Paint Restorer

The Lanterman Foundation would like to recognize Landmark Decorative Painting & Restoration for their excellent recent work in restoring the house.

Tours are provided Tuesday, Thursday, and the first and third Sundays of the month from 1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m. The museum is closed on all major holidays.

Adults $5.00. Seniors and Students (12 - 18 years old) $3.00. Children under 12 are free with adult admission (children must be accompanied by an adult at all times - no strollers are permitted in the house).

Group Tour Schedule:
Groups of ten or more, Tuesday and Thursday mornings (and one Wednesday morning each month) by appointment.

This website is maintained by the Lanterman House Fountation, a non-profit organization supporting the City of La Cañada Flintridge in managing the Lanterman House