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Murphy-Smith Historical Bungalow

Address: 278 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: 949-497-6834
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Ranked #36 of 47 things to do in Laguna Beach
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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English first
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94 reviews 94 reviews
28 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Nice visit for adults--perhaps not children, though. Docent offered great insights into the area's history and a brochure of other bungalows nearby. Easy access, next to Whole Foods.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Adorable bungalow preserved right in downtown Laguna Beach- it is now the home of Laguna Beach Historical Society (leased to them by owner Wells Fargo Bank for $1 per year.) They have decorated the place with donations of historic furnishings from past and present Laguna Beach residents. It's called Murphy- Smith because the Murphys built it in 1923 and Mrs.... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

If you like history, you should visit this, but make certain you call and confirm they are open. It is lead by docents/volunteers and not open every day...

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