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Very interesting and informative

Took an out of town friend who likes history and we both really enjoyed the visit and the docent's... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
anyonebutme
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L.A.
Afternoon visit with friends

My cousin & I met a friend in Calabasas for lunch and she had not been to the adobe so we took her... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
LGA026
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Escondido, California, USA
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23537 Calabasas Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302-1311
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Took an out of town friend who likes history and we both really enjoyed the visit and the docent's explanations.

Thank anyonebutme
Reviewed 21 December 2017

My cousin & I met a friend in Calabasas for lunch and she had not been to the adobe so we took her to see it. We all had a great afternoon touring the home and the barns, and seeing the animals.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

I'm always looking for interesting places to go with my toddler, and we have been frequenting the Leonis Adobe for years now. The staff is super friendly! Shout out to our favorite guide, Tomu (I hope I spelled that right)! My son loves water fountains,...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a neat place. They have interesting docents, a small farm (kids can feed the animals), and it's a historic landmark in the middle of Calabasas. It's worth a stop.

Thank Deborah91302
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Excellent tour of the adobe that dominated thousands of acres as the largest ranch in the southwest valley in the 1800s. Youg et to feel the challenges of life on the frontier.

1  Thank Sheldon M
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Well worth an hour or so to tour round, see the old ranch house and learn about the occupants, see how they lived, their old equipment, both for household and farming. Also to learn about the settlers in the area, and how they came to...More

Thank bdkLosAngeles
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We took the grandchildren to a special event where they were letting kids experience, hands on. different historical activities. they loved it-from using an old treadle sewing machine to watching the blacksmith in action etc. Of course the animals are always a great draw.

1  Thank 1Donna511
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A Basque sheepherder flees prosecution for smuggling, comes to LA and winds up "King of Calabasas" - the 3rd richest man in CA. Sure, it sounds like a Hollywood story because it is. The man could barely speak English but that didn't stop him from...More

3  Thank Actual_User
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We've come a long way. In some ways. Really enjoyed my visit here and the live animals are a great touch.

1  Thank DerrickB20
Reviewed 13 July 2016

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.

1  Thank Artsy12
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