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Murphy-Smith Historical Bungalow

278 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2107
+1 949-497-6834
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Free and maybe the only free in Laguna Beach

Cute little home in the middle of Laguna Beach. Well done little museum with loads of early Laguna... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
coopervanning
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Elkton, Maryland
via mobile
Checking out the Bungalow

Stopped in here to see the bungalow. Staff lady showed us around and described the home and its... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
Perkadventures
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Banning, Ca
via mobile
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5 Mar 2017
“Free and maybe the only free in Laguna Beach”
3 Jun 2016
“Checking out the Bungalow”
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278 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2107
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+1 949-497-6834
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Cute little home in the middle of Laguna Beach. Well done little museum with loads of early Laguna Beach pictures. Will only take minutes to see the entire museum. Loads of parking nearby.

Thank coopervanning
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here to see the bungalow. Staff lady showed us around and described the home and its owner. Nicely setup and worth your time if you are interested- limited time home is open - check internet and call Displays are in various rooms and...More

Thank Perkadventures
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Great preservation by the Laguna Beach Historical Society, love coming here to relive the glory of the old days! Lots of information from its era!

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Reviewed 2 June 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.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 13 April 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...More

1  Thank mjadse
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Reviewed 18 July 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...

3  Thank LagunaBell
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