Please be advised: We will be closed to the public for a special event on Sunday, August 29, 2021. Thank you for your understanding.


FOLSE: A retrospective

On view through August 28, 2921. Sixty years of bonsai and the life story of artist Roland Folse. Learn more…

World War Bonsai: Remembrance & Resilience

This groundbreaking exhibition is currently on view. Learn more…

World War Bonsai Field Trips

New social studies curriculum for pre-K through 12th grade, available to all. Learn more…

In-Person and Virtual Group Tours available

In-person group tours will resume July 1, or take a virtual group tour of the Museum. Learn more and reserve a time…

World War Bonsai Exhibition Catalog

A 60 page, full-color, pocket-sized encapsulation of our groundbreaking exhibition. Learn more…

Moleskine Notebooks

Blank pages for drawing and writing featuring our Chinese Juniper Forest on the cover for inspiration. Find this in our shop.


When you Befriend-a-bonsai, you will provide vital support to the collection. And we will honor your new friendship with special thank you gifts. You can read all the details here.

Botanical print masks

We partnered with RAI (Refugee Artisan Initiative) to offer 5, botanical print masks. Available in our online shop.

Reading Room Now Open

In appreciation of our community, for the first time ever, we are opening our reading room to members-only. Learn more…

MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 20, spend your MLK-Day morning being active, outside, with (new) friends from your community helping maintain a healthy, beautiful forest… Learn more…

Book a group tour

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

Virtual Repotting Q&A

PBM Members are invited to listen, watch and ask your repotting questions. 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!


Pacific Bonsai Museum is excited to offer audio tours in Chinese (Mandarin). 


A Gallery of Trees Book

Our first-ever book about our collection, A Gallery of Trees: Living Art of Pacific Bonsai Museum. Learn more and purchase a copy…

Become A Docent

Tell the stories of the bonsai and enrich visitor experiences. Applications accepted through Jan 24, 2019. Learn more.

Tuning Into Nature

Read ‘Tuning Into Nature‘ featuring LAB artist Ron Lang by Katherine Wimble Fox. Originally published in January 2020 issue of Ceramics Monthly, pages 36-39. Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission.

Sunday Tours

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

Digital Archives available

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

Branch Out

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

We are an anti-racist organization

We believe racial equity is a human right. We support the work of Black Lives Matter and the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) movement. Read full statement.



the collection


creeping hydrangea

David De Groot

Catlin Elm

John Naka

Bald Cypress

Vaughn Banting

Tucker oak

Sadao Yukimaru


From the SHOP

Hinoki Cypress Pin

Winner of our March Bonsai Pin Smackdown, the Hinoki Cypress, is now available to purchase in our online shop for $9.95.