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Leonis Adobe Museum

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Address: 23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas, CA 91302
Phone Number: 1.818.222-6511
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Interesting slice of Los Angeles history

Make sure that you take one of the docent tours. It's a short tour but worth the time, and especially ask about the ghosts. The history is quite colorful and the grounds are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure that you take one of the docent tours. It's a short tour but worth the time, and especially ask about the ghosts. The history is quite colorful and the grounds are kept authentically.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Leonis Adobe is a nice place to stop for an hour or so when traveling in either direction on the 101 freeway. It is 1 minute from the freeway exit. They have several historic structures, the main Leonis adobe, the plumer's house - moved here from Hollywood. The water tower, barn and more. They have 2 percheron horses, 3... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good location to visit a part of LA's history. Its own history is rather amusing as well and the historical site is fairly large comparatively speaking. Good for the family but Africa hot in the hot summer days. Bring a hat, it can be dusty if windy as most of its dirt walking paths as was typical... More 

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Thank Rey C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

The Leonis Museum is chocked full of history. The ladies that give you wonderful rid bits of info on the history and the family. They are incredibly knowledgeable regarding the history of the Leonis and Plummer Families. If you're lucky you will notice the energy of the Leonis family still dwells in the old house. Worth a visit

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Thank Trace S
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Loved the museum and meeting all the ladies that were working. They did a great job in explaining the history of the museum and local area.

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Calabasas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This place is a great place to take kids. You get to experience what it was like back in those days. Everything is well maintained. At points, I felt is was filled with ghosts!! So that made is fun too!!

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Santa Barbara, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

You would never guess there is a museum that runs parallel along the freeway. This is a cute little museum right off the freeway. It gives the history of one settler who came to Los Angeles and was quite a businessman who acquired land and built the Leonis Adobe. When you first arrive you enter thru the gift shop in... More 

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Calabasas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We went in the summer for a children's program. We got the tour of the outside, the working area, and the children learned how make a tortilla, and watched and helped to make a horseshoe. The excitement they had that day was talked about for days

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Woodland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Something for everyone. The Leonis Adobe Museum and house give you a great learning experience on the old west. I would recommend having one of the very knowledgeable staff members guide you through. There are also group tours you can arrange, call ahead to schedule. There is free parking.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Each year we take our kindergarten classes to see the Leonis Adobe. Each time it feels like we've stepped back in time. Although the city has grown up around it, the Adobe retains its historical beauty. The Adobe is surrounded by gardens and a small petting zoo. Docents are dressed in period costume.

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