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Address: 4 Westmoreland Pl, Pasadena, CA 91103-3564
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This historic landmark, owned and operated by the University of Southern...

This historic landmark, owned and operated by the University of Southern California, is an excellent example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture.

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Beautiful, a must see in Pasadena

We visited the Gamble house on a recent visit to Pasadena. The tour was reasonably priced and worth the time. The house is beautiful along with many other historical houses in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
KellyC1231
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Boise, Idaho, Usa
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Pasadena, California
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are interested in this type of architecture, you will likely enjoy visiting The Gamble House very much. Much of it is restricted, however. The room at the top with its 360 degree view is a nice surprise. The gift shop on the grounds is high-end, featuring upscale pottery, lamps, books, jewelry and more.

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Boise, Idaho, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the Gamble house on a recent visit to Pasadena. The tour was reasonably priced and worth the time. The house is beautiful along with many other historical houses in Pasadena. Even in the winter, the grounds were beautifully maintained. Anyone who loves history/architecture will love this stop.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Toured Gamble House during our Rose Bowl trip to Pasadena. Our docent was knowledgeable, and the tour was very enjoyable.

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Muncie, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm positive the curators hate that some come here to see a filming location from Back to the Future, but it is neat to see Doc's house from 1955. While you're here, might as well check out the other nearby Back to the Future filming locations.

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best examples of an Arts and Crafts style home, which Pasadena is famous for. Take one of the 1-2 hour tours if time permits, and get reservations online. The house is magnificent and apparently only took 10 months to build. Museum now maintained by both City of Pasadena and USC. If you like early 20th century architecture,... More 

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought out of town family here with my children. Place was nice and quiet and friendly. Part of the charm and history of Pasadena. Worth a visit for people who likes architecture and furniture

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Vallejo, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Every nook of the house is filled with craftsmanship and clever built-ins. Reserve your tickets and tour time in advance. Tour groups are small so you can visit each room and listen to the knowledgeable guide. After our tour we bought water and chatted on the rear patio. The only area you can touch is the stair bannister. This is... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The Gamble House is one of the highlights of Pasadena, a beautiful city with much to see. I was born a few blocks away but it took me more than 70 years to get to the house. What a treat! If you're interested in architecture, woodwork, furniture, art, or California history, don't miss it! It's virtually unchanged since it was... More 

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Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This home is well known as an excellent example of Arts and Crafts architecture. The grounds and the home are beautiful and very well kept. Adult entry is about $15 and tours are scheduled at certain hours of the day to see the interior. Otherwise, you can walk around the home's exterior and take photos (no cost). The garage was... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very interesting arts and crafts house in the style of Frank Lloyd Wright but actually designed by the Green Brothers. One hour tour is worth it!

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