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Olivas Adobe

4200 Olivas Park Dr, Harbor area, Ventura, CA 93001-4314
+1 805-658-4728
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Summer Fun

Music under the star ... What else can I say. The greatest event in Ventura. Thank you to their... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Ventura, California
Charming, Historical, Informative and Heartwarming

I visited the Olivas Adobe in December for their evening Christmas Recreation Tour. Lead be... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Kac Y
Cambria, California
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4200 Olivas Park Dr, Harbor area, Ventura, CA 93001-4314
+1 805-658-4728
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Music under the star ... What else can I say. The greatest event in Ventura. Thank you to their sponsors. The City of Ventura got this one right. Great music and dancing until 10:30. The crowd is primarily over 50. I encourage all ages to...More

Thank Rudyer
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I visited the Olivas Adobe in December for their evening Christmas Recreation Tour. Lead be knowledgeable docents, this was a look into the past of one of California's historical families and traditions. Learning about the Olivas family and what they contributed to the Ventura area...More

Thank Kac Y
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I was expecting more. I know it is old, but the grounds had no landscaping whatsoever, just dirt. Could see in past photos there used to be a lawn and gardens...not now.

Thank lj0haines
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great concerts, bring your own picnic food and drinks or purchase onsite under the stars every Saturday from mid July to Labor Day weekend. Very reasonable prices.

Thank Gail d
Reviewed 21 August 2016

A visit here allows you to step back in time and learn something about the history of the region and one of its first families. It's near the Channel Islands Natl. Park Visitors Center, so we visited both in one morning.

Thank DMFL2000
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I've been to Olivas Adobe before, but decided to take the family. The buildings themselves are closed Monday-Friday, but you can walk in and around them, and peer in the windows, for free. There are some signs that are informative, but could and should be...More

Thank mrliterature
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is definitely a place to visit - if you want to see what Old California was like. Check to see if one of their special events or evening concerts will be occurring while you're in the area. Fun! They also have inter-active hands-on displays...More

Thank DuckyDrake
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I really enjoy this quaint place. It's a nice, peaceful stroll around the grounds but the ROSE GARDEN, that's amazing! I've never seen such a huge variety in one place and they are absolutely spectacular!

1  Thank Shelly B
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a unique piece of California's history, with beautiful gardens on the grounds, tours and exhibits, talks, and historical shows. A fun day for the art lover if you want to unwind go at your own pace. The natural setting has rare feathered friends...More

Thank bdean905
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I really do love historical sites; and while this is one, I was a little disappointed. Maybe because I was expecting more: I don't know. Rooms in the adobe are decorated with original items. There is a 'walk-around' historical museum to visit also on the...More

Thank jtdanza
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