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Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum

23200 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4937
+1 310-456-8432
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Amazing history of California

Beside looking at all the beautiful tiles, the history of the families are amazing. The lady of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cynthia H
Malibu History

The Adamson House is rich with Malibu history. Before the iconic beach town was known for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hanoibelle
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The historic home of Merritt Huntley Adamson, a local rancher, is set along the beautiful Malibu coastline and is home to a museum that explores the history of Malibu.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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23200 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4937
Malibu
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+1 310-456-8432
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beside looking at all the beautiful tiles, the history of the families are amazing. The lady of the house had a railway constructed along her acreage so that the State could not build one by their residence!

Thank Cynthia H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Adamson House is rich with Malibu history. Before the iconic beach town was known for Hollywood getaways, there was a community and a culture. The Adamson House tour is a great dive into this history. The docents are excellent--always open to questions and interactions....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're interested by local history with many opportunities to become educated while having a great time please visit The Adamson House!! You won't be disappointed!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the Adamson house tour and the grounds are lovely. Attended a wedding there. it was a wonderful venue

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We have driven by this place for years and finally made the plan to visit. The days and hours they are open is limited and parking is tricky but it is so worth make a plan and going. The docent tour is worth the price...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This place is very interesting to visit and see how a vintage beach house experience was. We enjoy the venue.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is one of the finest house tours anywhere. Historically, it is a gem. The house is really unusual and amazing. The location is as good as it gets in LA. Views of the Santa Monica pier are gorgeous.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

My wife and I decided to take an excursion on Saturday to visit the Adamson Historic home. Parking is available at a cost of $8 dollar and located right outside of the walled mansion. Guided tours would be recommended or you can take a self-guided...More

Thank arturofranz
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We were utterly beguiled by the fabulous Adamson House, the Malibu history and family stories, the grounds and the view, but most of all the extraordinary tilework and ironwork decor of the home. Our docent was knowledgeable and very responsive to the various interests and...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Toured this museum as part of a class. Located on beautiful Malibu Lagoon, this little museum is worth the $8.00 parking and $7.00 admission. Docent who hosted tour was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank LilMizA
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areas it resembles the French Riviera with its lush,
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shorelines. In others, it feels 100% Southern
Californian with beaches wide and flat as a football
field, and often crowded with beach-goers lounging on
towels and playing volleyball. Other coastlines still
feel secluded, tucked under tall cliffs and dotted
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Neha P
21 March 2018|
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Response from cranberries0928 | Reviewed this property |
There's a ticket booth at the house. Tours leave regularly, and when we arrived, one was about to start. If you have a wait before the next tour, you can wander around the property outdoors until it begins. If you have a... More
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Sharyne S
19 July 2017|
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Response from vatonorteno | Reviewed this property |
I can address the Adamson House only. They will let you drive up to the House if you have a handicapped placard. Follow the signage.
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simply7
1 March 2017|
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Response from Jan K | Reviewed this property |
Because this is a state park it is open sporatically. Check their website to make sure they will be open on the days you want. As there is beach access here, there may not be parking along the highway so just use the lot... More
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