Our Kickstarter campaign to fund the publication of our first-ever book about our collection, A Gallery of Trees: Living Art of Pacific Bonsai Museum, is on now. Learn more about this full-color, beautifully designed, ~200-page book featuring 30 iconic bonsai from our collection on Kickstarter. When you back the project at $79 or more, you can get a copy of the book– provided that our campaign is successful. You can help make that happen! Thank you.



A Bonsai Solstice

Saturday, Dec 21, 4-7pm. An evening of quiet magic with illuminated bonsai and community. Read more…

'Stone Images X' Oct 15, 2019 to Jan 5, 2020

See naturally formed stones that represent nature in minature. Learn more

Call for photos, objects, & information related to bonsai culture, 1935–1950.

For our 2020 exhibit, World War Bonsai, telling the story of how war forever changed bonsai culture in the United States and Japan. Learn more…

Sunday Tours

Free, guided tours of the exhibit are offered every Sunday at 1pm. No reservations required.


Pacific Bonsai Museum is excited to offer audio tours in Chinese (Mandarin). Listen on your smartphone while you visit the Museum / 您可以在手機上傾聽.

Book a group tour

Guided tours to groups of 10 or more are available Tuesday through Friday. Learn more…

Digital Archives available

See archival photos and discover how these works of living sculpture have changed over the time.

Become A Docent

Tell the stories of the bonsai and enrich visitor experiences. Applications accepted through Jan 18, 2019. Learn more.

MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 21, spend a few hours in the woods helping beautify our grounds. Learn more…

TAICHI & Bonsai

New! Practice taichi among the bonsai and take your zen to the next level, Thursday, July 18. Learn more and sign up!


Simple tools transform humble materials into stunning works of art. Your gift will bonsai art to life! Make a gift here.

'Gnarly: The Dan Robinson Retrospective' ON VIEW NOW

Gnarly honors a lifetime of work by our local, international legend. Learn more

Branch Out

Join us for an extraordinary evening to support Pacific Bonsai Museum, September 15. Learn more and register.



the collection


creeping hydrangea

David De Groot

Catlin Elm

John Naka

Bald Cypress

Vaughn Banting

Tucker oak

Sadao Yukimaru


From the SHOP