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Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum
Ranked #10 of 53 things to do in Malibu
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Take a tour to enjoy this great house. They also have a garden tour on Friday's at 10:00 am. Definitely worth the $7.00 admission if you like history and architecture.

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Our friends told us about the Adamson House, and I'm glad they did. Be sure to take the tour and hear about the families that lived there, and their businesses. The interior reflects when the owners had a tile business. Did the house serve as a showroom? It sure could've! I could totally have lived there. Although now, the beach bunnies sun themselves between the house and the water, on the strip of beach that is open to the public.

Thank RealtorLady
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

This fine Mission style estate has an interior filled with Moorish and Saracen type tile work which complements the architecture and furniture beautifully. Hour long tours of the house are well worth the $7 admission charge and are full of family history and local history. The tours are held Wed through Sat on the hour from 11 to 2 and one must be accompanied to see the house. Great view of surfers and Malibu pier from upper terrace. The garden is lovely but very small.

1  Thank Dorothy B
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

When I first moved to Malibu 20 years ago, one of the first things I discovered was the Adamson House. Owned by the State Parks Service, it is a snapshot of Malibu history with its authentic Malibu tiles, stunning grounds, breathtaking vistas and the one of a kind Spanish revival home. Every room in the house has been lovingly preserved and every room has a different style and different tile. There's even a Persian Rug carpet that's made entirely of Malibu Potteries Tile including the fringe. Admire views of the Pacific while you stand before the unique starfish fountain. Browse the Lagoon Museum and find out all about Malibu's fascinating history. Hurry before the real Malibu gets squeezed out.

Thank kmalibu
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

We did not get to go inside. We arrived 30 minutes to late on a Sunday. They closed I think at 2:00. However, the grounds are filled with beauty! The flora and the ocean view is incredible! You can also look in the windows if you are late like me.

Thank Danealoo79
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