Find your Zen at Earl B. Miller Japanese Garden

Peaceful Japanese garden, playful koi ponds, and a traditional tea house!

Achieve the ultimate level of zen in this beautiful botanical oasis at Earl B. Miller Japanese Garden. Not only does this peaceful and pretty garden boast beautiful blossoms, waterfalls, and lakes; it's all located on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. A higher level hidden gem if you will! Make time to self-reflect at the Zen garden and take a piece of tradition with you when you enter into the tea house. Feed the kois at the koi pond and take in the relaxing and serene nature all around you. A mental break from the reality of the world around us and the best part about everything mentioned's all FREE! Walk the stone pathway and escape into the intimate confines of mother nature and botanical bliss is something you most definitely need to experience..and soon! 

Perfect For

  • Japanese Garden

  • Japanese garden date

  • Personal Japanese garden escape

Location & Hours

Tue10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thu10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fri10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


  1. Begin the beautiful tour of the Earl B. Miller Japanese Garden
  2. Transport into the beautiful greenery and nature around you
  3. Feed the koi in the koi pond
  4. Cleanse your spirit and enter the tea room 
  5. Meditate and unwind at the Zen garden
  6. Experience the living museum and enjoy the memories

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Q & A

No food or drinks are allowed.

Only service animals are allowed.

Unfortunately, no. Reservations only for Japanese garden access.

Only feed the fish with food provided by the Garden. Koi food is available at certain times of the day.

Rules & Safety


Walk-in groups are not permitted.

The closest parking is in Lot G4, directly across from the Garden's entrance. Parking rates do apply and are subject to change. 


FREE-Reservation only