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On your way to Pasadena northeast of Los Angeles, stop off at the Southwest Museum, which contains more than half a million Native American artworks and artifacts. At Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum, see Rodin sculptures and impressionist paintings. View rare books and renowned artworks at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens. Step inside the Pacific Asia Museum to see a replica of the Chinese Imperial Palace and Asian art. Stroll the gardens at Tournament House, former residence of chewing-gum magnate William Wrigley, Jr. Today, home of the Tournament of Roses Association, it contains Rose Bowl and Parade memorabilia. You may also wish to visit the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), one of most prestigious universities in the world, and home to more than 20 Nobel Lauerates.