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Absolute must for film buffs

One of Cecil B. Demille's first studios and film sites is now a museum with everything anyone would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Old Hollywood treasure!

If you're an old Hollywood movie fan then this is a must see! This barn, which was once owned by... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
HelenBezzo
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Absolute must for film buffs”
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“Old Hollywood treasure!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of Cecil B. Demille's first studios and film sites is now a museum with everything anyone would ever want to see or know about the history of the film industry in Hollywood. Movie made here was the silent picture The Squaw Man. Lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

If you're an old Hollywood movie fan then this is a must see! This barn, which was once owned by Jesse Laskey and Cecil B. Demille, played a very important role in the early days of the Hollywood movie industry. The museum has some fantastic...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank HelenBezzo
Reviewed October 3, 2016

This museum has been on my "to do" list for several years, and I finally went to it on the first weekend in October, 2016. We were greeted by a man who gave us a brief description of the building and pointed us to the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank wonderfulworld
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We visited on 11th September this year and found the building to be a wonderful reminder of old Hollywood. The building itself is of historical significance as although it was moved some time ago from a different part of L.A., the first feature length movie...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Imogian
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I put this museum on my short list of must-sees when we attended a film festival because of its significance in film history. As it turned out, they had an event there - presentation and book signing! So, we saw the collection, learned about classic...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Ann7316
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Just a ten minute walk or so from Hollywood /Highland station, and the tourist mayhem of Hollywood Boulevard, in a quiet corner of the Hollywood Bowl parking lot. This is the barn used for the making of Hollywood's first feature film, 1913's The Squaw Man,...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Wot2c
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Was not open when we were there February 2015 and looked abandoned. May have re-opened - suggest you call first to check.

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank den979
Reviewed October 18, 2015

The Museum just reopened. This is the building where Cecil B. DeMille made his first movie in Hollywood. The building has been moved from its original location and has been restored. It contains his office with some of his furniture and shoes. There is an...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Charles W
Reviewed August 1, 2015

This small museum that was the actual barn building used for Cecil B DeMille's first studio. His office is preserved in one of the ante rooms. The barn is chocked full of memorabilia and silent short films from the birth of Hollywood. The museum is...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank JFGoDan
Reviewed June 16, 2015

If you've ever wanted to see items from Charlie Chaplin's movie studio, Cecil B DeMille's The Ten Commandments, props, costumes and other artifacts from Hollywood's Golden era, this is the place. The museum building is actually the first home of what would be later called...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Keatie
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