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Leonis Adobe Museum

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23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas, CA 91302
+1 818-222-6511
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Great history

This place is a great place to take kids. You get to experience what it was like back in those... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2016
Secondavenue
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Calabasas, California
Hidden Museum alongside the 101 Freeway

You would never guess there is a museum that runs parallel along the freeway. This is a cute little... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2016
Lynette51
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Santa Barbara, CA
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23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas, CA 91302
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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!!

1  Thank Secondavenue
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...More

3  Thank Lynette51
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...More

Thank Judy L
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....More

Thank Ali K
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...More

Thank Bruinjeepman
Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Like stepping back in history over 200 years. The staff are the best you get a tour and they are so knowledgeable. It is so interesting. I spent about an hour looking at the house grounds and animals. The gift shop is also very nice

Thank Bridgetpianos
Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a fun site, well worth a visit. Mr. Leonis was a colorful character: a French Basque adventurer who acquired the property from his common-law wife, the daughter of a Chumash Indian chieftain. Leonis parlayed that core property into a land empire making him...More

2  Thank RuNanS
Reviewed May 17, 2015

Thought the place was open until 5pm but showed up at 340p to find out it closed at 4pm. The docents let us in anyway, gave us a short presentation and then let us look around the grounds on our own. We were leaving early...More

1  Thank Monica0902
Reviewed April 21, 2015

On Saturdays just across the street is a small, but interesting Farmer's Market. While we are shopping, the boys, now 13 and 11 play here a lot. Real nice historical place.

1  Thank hanyecz
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Try to actually visit Leonis Adobe instead of just using it for parking next to the Sagebrush Cantina. The grounds are well maintained and you immediately feel back in the wild wild west! Staff is helpful and to think this treasure was almost demolished for...More

3  Thank David L
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