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Eames House

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Address: 203 / 205 Chautauqua Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
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+1 310-459-9663
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Tue 10:00 - 14:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 14:00

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Must see for architecture lovers

I was fortunate enough to get a ticket on short notice for the self-guided exterior tour.. Although self-guided, there is an introduction/orientation. I got mine from a very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2016
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Karlsruhe, Germany
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Cypress, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Our out-of-town guests interested in architecture suggested a visit to the Eames House. Frankly my only vague knowledge of the Eames name up to that point was the iconic lounge chair. We followed the instructions on the Eames Foundation website, made reservation and found our way to Pacific Palisades on MLK Day. Parking on Corona del Mar Street was easy... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I was fortunate enough to get a ticket on short notice for the self-guided exterior tour.. Although self-guided, there is an introduction/orientation. I got mine from a very nice man (Richard?) and it was very informative. The views are also great. I took tons of pictures. I was able to see the contents of the house a few years ago... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is a really special place which was the home of an important creative 20th century designer. Very interesting to anyone interested in furniture or architecture.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

After visiting other famous houses of architects and designers this is more a hard core one. The place is a bit hard to find and parking only possible a little walking distance away. They offer interior and exterior tours. The interior tour is guided but very expensive. The exterior tour is unguided and a reasonable $10 per person. You need... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We did an external only tour of the house, which was certainly worth the small fee! The staff are very friendly and informative. Having told us a brief history of Charles & Ray Eames and how they came to build the house, they then left us to roam around and take photos, which was great for us. Really would recommend... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

The Eames House can be visited by both those involved in architecture & design, as well as whoever has interest in learning about this pioneering design for many of the modern homes your see all around Southern California. My visit was very intimate, with only 1 guide present, a charming young lady who was very helpful and enthusiastic about the... More 

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High Point, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

I must disagree with the reviews implying this is more for those in the architecture field. I knew nothing about several of the well known architects from LA, much less the Case Study Houses, but learned of them while researching my trip. I quickly realized what an architecturally important city LA is, and made a point to see various important... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

Visiting the Charles & Ray Eames house is a Must Do for those of us interested in the design genius of the couple and their contributions to mid century modern home and furnishing's design. Not a tour for everyone, just those who know the Eames' work and wish to visit the abode of the masters. Inspiring. ...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Having flown across the world to see the building, we decided to splash out and get an interior tour. It was BRILLIANT! I totally recommend going the extra and paying for this tour- it was worth every penny. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and friendly (an incredibly helpful young woman we think was called Katherine ?) and we were... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

As a fan of contemporary architecture, I knew I had to visit the Eames House. It is a very interesting "box" perched above the Pacific Ocean in a neat neighborhood in Pacific Palisades. The docents were excellent. We just did the outside tour but the docents were nice enough to let us "peek" inside. Totally worth the effort to find... More 

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