Adajacent to the Surfrider Beach and the Malibu Lagoon and Bird Sanctuary, the Adamson House is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a designated California Landmark. The house, museum, visitor center and beautifully landscaped grounds share one of the most scenic and well-known beachside locations in Southern California.
Built by Rhoda Rindge Adamson and her husband, Merritt Adamson, this 1930 Spanish Colonial style residence has a significant place in Southern California history. Mrs. Adamson was the daughter of Frederick Hastings Rindge and May Knight Rindge, last owners of the Malibu Spanish land grant.
Designed by prominent architect, Stiles O. Clements, the Adamson House contains a wealth of exquisite tile produced by the Malibu Potteries, owned and operated by May Knight Rindge.