Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum, Malibu

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Dubbed the "Taj Mahal of Tile" for its intricate ceramic designs, Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum boasts a house, museum, and gardens. Part of a state park, the grounds remain as enticing as the house and museum. Walk through the gardens, visit the 1930s home, and see its famous ceramic tilework. The house was originally designed in the Mediterranean Revival style, and has since been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Explore this California landmark through a guided tour and discover the history of Malibu at the adjacent museum. Plan to visit Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum during your Malibu vacation using our convenient Malibu online journey planner.
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  • This is a little gem, to be savored. So striking, so comfortable. It's not huge, but I couldn't imagine a better place to live. I lucked out by arriving between tours and basically being given a...  more »
  • Beautiful house. The history of this place has been well documented here, so I just want to say I took the house tour last weekend and really enjoyed it. The staff couldn't be friendlier, and $7 is a....  more »
  • Great place to visit and learn about LA's history and in particular Malibu. I would recommend to take the guided tour to the inside of the house (small fee applies). Note that pictures inside the place are not allowed, but the elaborate tile work is impressive.
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